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Chinese bank branch in London shows China’s confidence in a post-Brexit UK, says Ambassador



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, EAST MEETS WEST February 07, 2018


Ambassador Liu Xiaoming addresses the crowd (Pic: Chinese Embassy)   2018 is an important year for China, says Ambassador Liu Xiaoming. From the banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai to the banks of the Thames in London th...

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JD.com to open British, French and German marketplaces



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK February 07, 2018


A JD.com delivery drone. Could this be a sight in European skies in the future? Photo credit - JD.com   JD.com is set to rival Amazon in Northern Europe with the launch of a series of new marketplaces.   The Chi...

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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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£2 billion of British goods coming to JD.com



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, FASHION February 05, 2018


The news comes after we reported in 2017 that Richard Liu had been on 'a shopping expedition' to the UK, looking for British brands to stock in China. Photo credit - Pixabay   JD.com makes a massive commitment to Briti...

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What’s it like showing Chinese travellers around London?



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, Europe, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL February 02, 2018


Photo credit: Beiwei 55 If you’ve ever taken a stroll around central London, it’s pretty likely you’ll have spotted some tourists along the way. In fact, over 37 million tourists visited the UK in 2016 – a...

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