LONDON LIFE

 

Calling all bookworms: the UK’s original Chinese writing festival is returning to London



CHINA, UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE December 14, 2017


The festival will feature talks with leading writers, workshops and a book fair. Photo credit - Pixabay The China in Context festival is set to return to London in March 2018, celebrating writers and writing from and about China....

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Taxify trying again in London, expanding elsewhere



BUSINESS, CHINA, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL December 14, 2017


The firm has been able to attract drivers from other platforms by charging lower commissions. Photo credit - Pixabay   Taxify, an Estonian uber-rival, backed by China's Didi Chuxing, is expanding rapidly around the wor...

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Memorial to Chinese Labour Corps to be unveiled in Newham in 2018



CHINA, UK, LONDON LIFE December 13, 2017


The new monument will be built in the style of a huabiao, a traditional Chinese decorative column. Photo credit: Andreas Gohr, Flickr.   London is set to unveil a new memorial next year to commemorate Chinese labourers who ...

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Clear & Present Danger



THAT'S ODD, LONDON LIFE, EAST MEETS WEST December 12, 2017


Forget splashing the cash and extravagant gifts this Christmas –what we really want from our friends and family is something personal and thoughtful. Whether it’s a jar of jam or chutney, a book or something crafty, r...

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Best Of 8th December



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA, HEALTH, EDUCATION, UK, Europe, FASHION, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAIMENT, LONDON LIFE, FOOD, COMPETITION, CULTURE, TRAVEL, HOROSCOPE, EAST MEETS WEST, COMPETITION, THE DAY SHOW, DRIVETIME, THE WEEKEND SHOW December 08, 2017


Listen to Gerry & Dave every weekday from 8-11  ...

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