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Chinese tourists are good news for Boston



CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST February 27, 2017


Boston's skyline. Photo credit - Pixabay The number of visitors to Boston from China has exceeded the number from the UK for the first time. Up until 2016, the largest number of foreign visitors to the state capital of Massachus...

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'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company



BUSINESS, CHINA, HEALTH, UK, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST February 23, 2017


Cambridge residents enjoying the benefits of cycling. Picture credit: London RU China's 'Uber for bikes' is going to drop 500 bicycles on Cambridge.   Didi-backed Ofo, China's largest bike-sharing operator, doesn't have do...

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London Architect reveals stunning Zhengzhou towers



CHINA, UK, CULTURE February 20, 2017


Zhengzhou is the provincial capital of Henan province in east-central China. Photo credit for all images - Tonkin Liu   A London-based architecture firm has revealed their plans for a new Trade Centre in Zhengzhou.   ...

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UK / China broadcasters prepare for cultural exchange



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST February 13, 2017


TV production equipment. Photo credit - Pixabay   The inaugural UK / China cultural exchange for broadcasters and TV producers launches today.   Hosted by PACT UK - a trade association representing the commercial int...

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Lost Bob Marley tracks restored after decades in London cellar



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE February 06, 2017


Photo credit: ParentRap/Pixabay A unique set of Bob Marley recordings found after 40 years in a damp basement in London have been restored with a year of painstaking work. Thirteen reel-to-reel, analogue master tapes were found ...

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