Tag Archives: China

The voice of a nation

In the context of an escalation of the situation between North Korea and the United States, one may be wondering who are    ... more

Red envelopes

The 2017 Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival”, has started on Saturday, January 28th, initiating another year of    ... more

Shifting Shanghai

Whilst it may be one of the most easterly municipalities of China, Shanghai itself may be the most populated city in China,    ... more

From East to West

China’s state owned currency marketplace, the China Foreign Exchange Trade System, is preparing to open new branches in London and New    ... more

Dragons at the Duanwa Festival.Credit@Cissa.Ferreira.flickr.com

Dumplings and dragons

The Dragon Boat Festival (also known as the Duanwu Festival) is set to take place on the 9th June this year    ... more

Entrepreneurial eminence

The founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, Jack Ma may be considered a business leader due to his level    ... more

Calming the red dragon

According to The World Bank, China has had a remarkable period of rapid growth shifting from a centrally planned to a    ... more

Enter the New Year

As of this week, the year of the monkey arrives, according to the Chinese. The Chinese New Year, also known as    ... more

Snow spectacle in the East

Created with the theme ‘Pearl on the Crown of Ice and Snow’, the Chinese Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is set    ... more

Flashing into view

Researchers at the INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique) in Canada may have unearthed a way to guide electrical discharges    ... more

The changing role of race

The Democratic Alliance (DA), South African politics main party of opposition, has elected its first black leader in a move that    ... more

Age before science

Scientists may have learned how to reverse human ageing. Researchers from the Salk Institute in the US and the Chinese Academy    ... more

An improving relationship

US President Barack Obama has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in what is seen as a key step in the    ... more

Towards brighter skies

A leading Chinese weather scientist has stated the effects that climate change might have on infrastructure projects and the health the    ... more

Growing international influence

Loans by Chinese state-owned banks to South American and Caribbean countries rose to £14bn in 2014 according to the China-Latin America    ... more

Discussions of the future

The Chinese government has announced that President Xi Jinping is scheduled to make his first state visit to the United States    ... more

Building British infrastructure

China is planning massive investment in the UK infrastructure by 2025, as Beijing seeks a haven for outbound investment, according to    ... more

Nuclear deal may change relations

Foreign Ministers from the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany have extended the deadline of high-level talks with Iran to    ... more

A city with electronic pavements

Every city has different ground: Barcelona may have wide pavements, Bangkok may possibly have narrow pavements; London offers buses, Lisbon offers    ... more

Building on innovative foundations

The list of applications for 3D printing continues to expand as engineers develop this flexible technology. As the industry grows, so    ... more

The black and white of conservation

Edinburgh Zoo announced earlier this month that Tian Tian, their prized giant panda, was likely to give birth at the end    ... more

Take a stroll into ancient culture

In the far east of Asia, lies a country steeped in rich history, monarchic dynasties, traditional culture and revolutionary architecture. China    ... more

Unearthing a pivotal journey

Piecing together the story of human evolution gives scientists a glimpse into human ancestry and their evolutionary and physical journey to    ... more

30 minute snooze

In a normal 6-8 hour sleep cycle the brain may go through two processes known as REM and NREM. The body    ... more

Celebrating the Year of the Horse in China. Pic credit@enghunan.gov.cn

A celebration for a new year

Planning for a late winter holiday this week? How about making a trip to China and celebrating their Lunar New Year,    ... more

South Sudan and its dimensions of interests

In Thursday, South Sudan’s government and opposition signed a ceasefire agreement in the Ethiopian capital. The ceasefire might become a basis    ... more

China’s Jade Rabbit Rover-remarkable progress

Occasionally people state that there is little use in returning to the moon, whether by manned missions or rovers, for we    ... more