Category Archives: China

On yer – Chinese – bike!

Peking Pedal Power.   Watch out for “fourth generation” dockless bikes for hire! Making short trips around town  on a hired bike grows more popular.  Until 2017 your trip started and ended at one of the limited number of bike docking … Continue reading

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The MG Midget rides again.

Chinese ‘SAIC Motor Corporation Limited’ is one of the “Big Four” state-owned Chinese automakers (along with Chang’an Motors, FAW Group, andDongfeng Motor). It’s  head office is in Shanghai, China.  Two notable brands owned by SAIC itself are Roewe, one of the few domestic Chinese luxury car … Continue reading

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China Newspaper

You’ll find the free newspaper ‘Epoch Times’ widely distributed on the streets of London. To quote from its Wikipedia entry –  “Epoch Times is a multi-language, international broadsheet newspaper that publishes in print and online, headquartered in New York City. … Continue reading

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Nine Elms International

The area of Nine Elms is currently being transformed by developers from all corners of the world. The new American Embassy is in the course of construction, and the Dutch Embassy will relocate nearby,  Malaysia’s biggest developer, S.P. Setia, is … Continue reading

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China By Design

The China Design Centre in London aims to demonstrate how China’s rich  heritage in design is being incorporated into modern needs.  CDC’s exhibits include architecture, arts & crafts, furniture, products and jewellery. At Christmas 2015 it has an exhibition combining antique furniture with modern … Continue reading

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Chinese Opera

The China National Peking Opera Company performed two of the great classic Chinese operas at London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre in November 2015. The operas performed were “Farewell My Concubine” and “Warrior Women of Yang“. With a cast of over fifty, they … Continue reading

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London Chinese Community Association

The London Chinese Community Association does great work organising interesting events for everyone.  They put on a great Moon Festival, with a stage for dance and song, story telling and lots of stalls. Story telling included the story of  how the … Continue reading

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