CULTURE

 

London gets lit ... with Chinese lanterns!



CHINA , UK, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 24, 2017


The Magical Lantern Festival opened today in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds, bringing an array of huge silk lantern displays designed by Chinese artists to the four UK locations. London's Chiswick House Garden...

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The average ‘winning’ Ashes squad revealed – and it doesn’t look good for this England team



BUSINESS, UK, CULTURE, THE WEEKEND SHOW November 23, 2017


  For an Ashes squad to be victorious in Australia, the group should feature plenty of lefties, limit the number of specialist bowlers and stay well clear of Surrey players, according to new research analysing the make-up of...

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Xiaolu Guo’s memoir about growing up in China shortlisted for Costa book prize



CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 22, 2017


Writer and filmmaker Xiaolu Guo has been shortlisted for the 2017 Costa Biography Award for her latest book, Once Upon a Time in the East: A Story of Growing Up. In the memoir, Guo recalls her life: from the struggles of her chil...

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SINO talks Hong Kong cinema with Gordon Lam Ka Tung



CHINA , UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, THE DAY SHOW November 21, 2017


Last weekend we saw the Creative Visions film festival taking place in London, bringing some of Hong Kong's best cinema offerings from the past 20 years to the UK capital. As part of the festival, SINO writer Cath...

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Hainan Airlines Route Boosts Manchester Economy by £200m



TECHNOLOGY, THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA , HEALTH, EDUCATION, UK, Europe, FASHION, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, COMPETITION, CULTURE, TRAVEL, HOROSCOPE, EAST MEETS WEST, COMPETITION, THE DAY SHOW, DRIVETIME, THE WEEKEND SHOW November 19, 2017


President Xi Jinping and former British Prime Minister David Cameron at the official launch event in 2016. Photo credit: Hainan Airlines Chinese exports are booming in Manchester. In just one year, the Hainan Airlines route betwe...

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