October 23, 2019

In 2018, the consumption of high-end products by the Chinese at home and abroad totted up to 770 billion Yuan, accounting for one-third of the total sales of luxury goods in the world. On average, each Chinese household spends nearly 80,000 Yuan on the luxury items, tw...

August 29, 2019

The number of highly-qualified overseas professionals choosing to work and live in China has bumped up, by virtue of Chinese strong economy, dynamic market, infinity of job opportunity and the eased immigration policies. The Global Expatriate Survey reported China has...

July 21, 2019

The article, through the following aspects, aims to unfold some facts that international students lodge with a local family in China -

Why has China started to encourage a homestay scheme for overseas students?

As China's political and economic position in the world beco...

July 17, 2019

As China’s role and influence on the global stage burgeon, Beijing, the capital of China and the hub of its politics, economy and culture, has become an increasingly popular holiday destination for Western tourists. However, things like dearer flight tickets, over 10 h...

July 2, 2017

A park in China recently has been no longer the sole place for locals to entertain themselves but also the blind date hotspot where aged parents get together to find potential sons/daughters-in-law through a list of ‘application forms’ of youngsters submitted by the pa...

March 10, 2017

As one of the oldest world’s civilization and with swift global expansion in politics and economics, China could easily draw British tourists’ eyes with her unique historical heritage, natural habitat, lifestyle and huge social changes.

Before culling a holiday destinat...

December 20, 2016

This year’s countdown to Christmas seemed like an eternity as it started unofficially late September when a local pub, The Fleming Arms, beat its rivals to promoting its Christmas dinner. Whenever I drove by and stopped for a red traffic light, I could see those compet...

November 2, 2016

Last Saturday the weather was so gloomy that it dampened my high spirits of going to watch a live football game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool. As Liverpool fans, my boyfriend Adam and I hoped the team’s another win would chalk up their continuous top position on...

September 30, 2016

I was often asked by British foodies if Chinese restaurants in the UK produce authentic Chinese food?

I explained that most Chinese restaurants in Britain were run by Hong Kong immigrants or their offspring and their menus were mainly listed with Cantonese food, which m...

August 31, 2016

Last Sunday Adam visited his friend Tony in Fleet. He and Tony had arranged a tennis game so I decided to hold the fort, recovering myself from a recent eye surgery at home.

Tony is a powerhouse, runs a marathon and takes part in an Ironman triathlon. During training, h...

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