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Chinese ownership moves closer for Lloyds Bank HQ



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK November 22, 2017


The London headquarters of Lloyds Bank on Gresham Street. Photo credit - Lloyds Bank   Lloyds Bank has come a step closer to selling its London HQ to a Chinese company.   That's according to Bloomberg news, who have ...

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Online education market growing in China



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST November 22, 2017


In 2016 revenue from online education reached 156.02 billion Yuan in China a growth of 27.3%. This is according to data by iResearch.    The research projects that with the growth of online education users, the re...

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China becomes world’s largest exporter of students.



CHINA , EDUCATION, UK, EAST MEETS WEST November 22, 2017


  While more and more foreign students are seeking education in China it’s not just a one-way street. In 2016, the number of Chinese students studying abroad reached 545,000, covering around 180 countries and regions, ...

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Are you ready for Black Friday? Here are the top deals to nab this year



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, UK, FASHION, LONDON LIFE November 22, 2017


Last year, shoppers in the U.K. spent £5.8 billion on Black Friday both online and in-store. This year is expected to be bigger than ever; online retailer Amazon is even opening pop-up shop in London nicknamed the 'Black Fri...

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Could Brexit lead to Airbus bonus for China?



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST November 21, 2017


The distinctive Beluga of Airbus ferries parts around Europe. For now, these include wings made in the UK. Photo credit - Pixabay   The UK head of European aerospace giant Airbus has warned that Britain's position in the co...

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