#China

Chinese Scientist Calls China's Plan To Build A Giant Moon Base "A Lunatic Idea"

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

China is considering the viability of establishing a manned radar station on the moon, but one Chinese scientist has already denounced the project as ...

Missing Dog Who 'Melted Everyone's Hearts' Might Have Been Snatched By Meat Thieves

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Animal welfare campaigners are concerned that missing street dog Gobi, who became famous after accompanying runner Dion Leonard in a 155-mile race acr...

People In China Are Hitting The Beach In 'Facekinis'

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Style

In China, the facekini continues to gain popularity as a beachwear trend. Not only will you be mistaken for Spider-Man or a Mexican wrestler in beach-...

Humpty Dumpty Goes to China

Mikhail Yakovlev | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Mikhail Yakovlev

It's this time of the year again: everyone I know at uni has jetted off on wonderful journeys of self-discovery, whether helping indigenous communities in the Brazilian rainforest or spending three months hitchhiking the Silk Road. Even though I can't help but turn my nose up at expeditions like this, when I got asked to come to China to teach for three weeks, with all expenses paid (and yes, I do mean flights), I couldn't say no.

Jill Robinson: Creating Change From the Inside

Andrew Telling | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Telling

In just a few months, Orange Planet Pictures will release a film to reveal the life of a person we believe to be of great significance in 21st Century animal welfare. 'To The Moon and Back' summates the life of Jill Robinson who has worked within China and Vietnam to bring an end to the unimaginable horrors of bear bile farming...

China Has Actually Built A Giant Elevated Bus And It's Insane

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Tech

If you had been browsing social media some time last year there’s a strong chance you might have seen a video showing a crazy elevated bus concept w...

This Huge Mystery Fireball Was Spotted Across Three US States

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Tech

Las Vegas was treated to a very different type of light show on Wednesday after a mysterious fireball streaked across the night sky. The huge ball of ...

Tiger Mauls Woman To Death At Chinese Safari Park

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK

A woman was mauled to death and another was seriously injured after they got out of their vehicle at a safari park in China. CCTV recording the incide...

8 Die In Horrific 18-Storey Lift Plunge

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.07.2016 | UK

Eight people have died after an elevator on a Chinese construction site fell 18 storeys. The lift was being used to help build a new apartment buildin...

How Man Made Noises Affect The Mating Calls Of Giant Pandas

Frontier | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK
Frontier

Giant pandas are the poster animals for many conservation efforts that no one wants to see disappear from our planet but it seems that while the pandas are fighting extinction on one side, humans are making it harder for them to survive on the other.

Hong Kong Is in Urgent Need of Life Support and the United Kingdom Has a Responsibility to Act

Benedict Rogers | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

It is time for the United Kingdom to wake up and give its former colony urgent life support.

Yulin - Is China Finally Saying 'No To Dog Meat'?

Julia de Cadenet | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK
Julia de Cadenet

Yulin Torture Festival is scheduled this year to take place behind closed doors - healthier eating or a token gesture to Hong Kong politicians? A fe...

Bank Employees Are Spanked And Shaved For Punishment

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

Bank employees deemed to have performed poorly in their jobs have been filmed being spanked and having their heads shaved. Footage shows eight employe...

Boris's Brexit Gamble With China

Paul Reza Afshar | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Reza Afshar

It wasn't long living in Beijing before learning what the Chinese thought of the Brits. I was teaching English, a not uncommon rite of passage for ma...

A Homecoming Through Time and Space

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Forget the stereotype that Asian kids as shy and reserved. I was surprised myself at the level of enthusiastic participation from across the classroom: whilst I was expecting a few outgoing students to speak up for their friends, the majority of the cohort had raised a question, and even two or three at times.

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From Being 'Beaten To Death And Eaten' At Yulin

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK

Dozens of dogs and cats have been rescued from a Chinese slaughterhouse just days ahead of the widely-condemned Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The 34 dogs, ...

China Is Today's Goliath, And It Needs the Courage of David to Stand Up to It

Benedict Rogers | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

China's belligerence is making it look increasingly like the Old Testament warrior Goliath, not only in its size and power, but in its attitude to the rest of the world. But there the parallel ends, because among the international community - governments, corporations, international institutions - no David has yet appeared. On the contrary, the Goliath that is China today is holding everyone else to ransom.

Tiananmen Ducks And 9 Other Times Chinese Censorship Embarrassingly Backfired

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK

Saturday is the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests in the Chinese capital. The student-led, pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing, w...

China, Cosmetic Animal Testing and Cruelty-Free: Untangling the Web

Troy Seidle | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK
Troy Seidle

The world is at a tipping point--closer than ever before to ending the misery of animals used in toxicity tests for cosmetics and their ingredients. After years of pressure from animal protection groups, caring consumers and ethical retailers across the globe, cosmetics cruelty has been fully or partially banned by law in 33 countries, home to 1.7 billion consumers, with at least 10 more countries lining up to do the same.

200 Dogs Saved From The Dinner Plate Ahead Of China’s Yulin Festival

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK

Every year thousands of dogs – many of them stolen pets – are captured and transported to Yulin for an annual Chinese festival which sees the cani...

China's Rise in Smoking-Related Deaths Is a Sign of Progress

Tom Bailey | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK
Tom Bailey

According to a study in the Lancet, one in three young Chinese men will die from smoking-related diseases if current trends continue. The study includ...

China's State Newspaper Has Said Some very Fruity Things About UK Journalists

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

The British media are full of “barbarians” and “gossip fiends” with “bad manners”, a Chinese state-run newspaper has claimed after the Que...

The Nightmare of Being Queen: It's the Job From Hell!

Bill Coles | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK
Bill Coles

WHAT a nightmare it must be being the Queen. Every day, every week, for years on end, you have to glad-hand flunkies and officials and smoothy-chops p...

Petrified Tourist Breaks Down As He Crawls Along Glass Walkway

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK

A petrified tourist broke down and reportedly had to be carried off a glass walkway built over a cliff in China. The man clearly had no idea just how...

Tripped Up By Trademarks: Apple Loses out on rights over "IPHONE" in China

Wayne Beynon | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Tech
Wayne Beynon

In the latest of a series of setbacks for Apple in China, a Beijing court has ruled against the global tech corporation in a trade mark battle with a ...