12 Mar 2014

China’s Tencent in Ecommerce Push with 15% Stake in jd.com

The battle for online supremacy in China has heated up this week with Asia’s largest internet company, Tencent, buying a 15% stake in JD.com, China’s answer to Amazon or BestBuy. Tencent is the fourth largest company in the world, behind […]

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13 Dec 2013

Lights, Camera, Action! The Birth of ‘Chinewood’

The UK and China have agreed a film treaty Many people will be familiar with the highly acclaimed 2004 film House of Flying Daggers. The visually stunning motion picture took the world by storm and turned the attention of many film […]

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12 Dec 2013

China Healthcare Market Opened up to UK

A number of healthcare deals have been signed between China and the UK British deals with China are coming thick and fast following Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to the global powerhouse. The flurry of interest in the Asian giant […]

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24 Jul 2013

Archaeologists Discover Oldest Chinese Inscriptions in Shanghai

Archaeologists recently discovered inscriptions in Shanghai that pre-date the oldest known Chinese language by 1,400 years. The inscriptions were discovered on more than 200 pieces dug out from the Neolithic Liangzhu relic site. “The pieces are among thousands of fragments […]

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30 Jan 2012

Chinese Contemporary Art: The Art of Making Money

It’s a good time to be a contemporary artist in China. Rapid changes in society, driven by a thriving economy, have fueled creativity and strong high-end demand. As a result, China is now home to almost half of the world’s 100 top-earning contemporary artists.

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