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7 Chinese New Year films to watch this February



CHINA, UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAIMENT February 08, 2018


Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is just around the corner – and that’s great news for film fans! In China, many film studios release festive blockbusters (called 贺岁片 or hesuipian in Chinese) around this time ...

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British beef set for Chinese menus



CHINA, UK, FOOD February 07, 2018


Last year, China imported over £1 billion worth of beef, as domestic consumption rose. Photo credit - Pixabay   A 21 year old BSE ban on British beef in China is set to be lifted.   That's according to British ...

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Bad news for Brits and Chinese as hot tea linked to cancer



CHINA, HEALTH, UK, FOOD February 06, 2018


As popular as tea is in the United Kingdom and China, you might be surprised to learn that neither country is the world's largest consumer of the hot drink. Photo credit - Pixabay   Chinese and British people are both known...

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What Do Racists Make Of Aliens?



THAT'S ODD, TRAVEL February 06, 2018


A conversation about interstellar travel took a weird turn Listen to Gerry & Dave every weekday morning from 8-11 ...

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Want to learn Chinese? Practice every day and learn about ‘losing face’, says London uni expert



BUSINESS, CHINA, EDUCATION, UK, CULTURE February 06, 2018


Mandarin Chinese is the world’s most widely spoken language - so what’s stopping people in the UK from learning it? We might think it’s too hard to learn a language which uses tones and doesn’t have an alp...

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