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Chinese Demand is Rescuing Hollywood Films



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST July 01, 2016


A growing number of Hollywood films are relying on Chinese demand to turn a profit. In June, we reported that the release of the film adaptation of 'Warcraft' happened in China before America, in a record breaking day. Now,...

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This is China - in Rap



CHINA , CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 30, 2016


A rap video, which seeks to tell the truth about China to foreigners, has taken Weibo by storm. BBC news reports that 'This is China' was recorded by the Communist Youth league, and has so far attracted over 40,000 shares. The v...

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High Heels in Japan, Two Steps Back For Feminism?



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 28, 2016


Women in Japan are being urged to wear high heels in an attempt to empower them.  Thats according to The Japan High Heel Association (JHA) who are calling out those who wear flats to swap to stilettos, claiming it not o...

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Photos from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST June 27, 2016


Here are some of our favourite photos from the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2016. We were bringing listeners all of the atmosphere from the festival, along with behind-the-scenes interviews and news. Gerry Edward...

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First Major Exhibit of Chinese Sculpture Artists in UK



CHINA , CULTURE June 23, 2016


An exhibition of China's finest sculptural artists is coming to the UK.  A raft of Chinese contemporaries will showcase a series of outdoor sculptures and multimedia art at the Cass Sculpture Foundation in West Sussex i...

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