BUSINESS

 

Taxify comes to Lisbon



BUSINESS, CHINA, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST January 24, 2018


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 in Portugal.   ...

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Reviewers get their hands on latest Chinese smartphone



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA, EAST MEETS WEST January 23, 2018


The most exciting feature is undoubtedly its folding screen. Photo credit - ZTE   A new Android smartphone with a revolutionary design is causing waves across the globe.   The Axon M is being seen as an exciting bit ...

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Chinese interest in Finnish nursery education



BUSINESS, CHINA, EDUCATION, EAST MEETS WEST January 23, 2018


This is not the first example of European primary education providers seeking to launch in the Chinese market. Photo credit - Pixabay   Finland's nursery education model, which is centred around the concept of phenomen...

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Cognac in demand in China



BUSINESS, CHINA, FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST January 19, 2018


Cognac is big business. Photo credit - Pixabay   Remy Cointreau has reported strong sales for the first nine months of 2017, helped by demand in China for Cointreau.   The importance of Chinese sales for the gro...

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UK should follow China’s lead on Visas.



BUSINESS, CHINA, UK, TRAVEL January 18, 2018


This development contrasts starkly with the British government’s approach to visas. Photo credit - Pixabay   Developments in China’s visa policy for in-demand workers form an example that other countries should ...

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