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Seven journalists denied entry to Gambia ahead of contested inauguration



CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST January 19, 2017


Journalists Denied Entry (Pic: Wikipedia) Seven international journalists planning to report on the inauguration of Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow tomorrow were denied entry to the country on January 16, according to repor...

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China's aim for a 'win win' Brexit deal



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK January 19, 2017


It's going to be a 'hard' Brexit - but could it still be mutually beneficial? Photo credit: Thinkstock   Theresa May revealed on Wednesday that the United Kingdom is on course for a so-called 'hard Brexit' - one that involv...

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First ever freight train from China arrives in London



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST January 18, 2017


The Block Train arrives. Photo credit: Sino-UK Phil W Crawling the last few hundred metres of its staggering 12,451 kilometre journey, the first ever ‘Block Train’ arrived right on schedule to applause from gathered d...

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Story collection captures real lives of China's Cultural Revolution



CHINA , CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST January 18, 2017


Nima Lee captures the vibrancy, tragedy and real lives of China's Cultural Revolution in her short story collection The Colour of Red. Having grown up surrounded by the politics of Beijing, Nima Lee always felt that the recent hi...

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Facing new digital demands, 88 percent of employees place responsibility for creating innovative cultures on employers



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, EAST MEETS WEST January 18, 2017


Research, research, research... (Pic: Twitter) Things are changing in the world of work. Despite new challenges brought by digital industry, only 50 percent of employees see their companies as innovative, according to new researc...

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