100,000 People Trapped In Chinese Station May Make You Re-Evaluate Your Nightmare Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK

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Bricking It: Why South Africa's Politics Matters in Global Capital Markets

Lucy James | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Politics
Lucy James

Rewind about five years, and you couldn't escape the proclamations that a new financial and political order was about to be set by a group of promisin...

Mummified Monk Emerges From Pot After Three Years In Perfect Lotus Position

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK

A Chinese monk is to be made into a golden Buddha after remaining in the lotus position three and a half years after he was placed into a cylinder, fo...

Corporate Communications in 2016: Monkeys on Our Backs?

Gavin Devine | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK
Gavin Devine

Back to work today, and the Christmas and New Year break is already fading into memory. Like many people I took the opportunity, amongst the turkey and the tinsel, to look back at 2015, and look ahead to the Year of the Monkey. That brought into focus for me a number of issues facing the communications sector.

China Could Be About To Prove That Dark Matter Is Real

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

In the never ending struggle to prove that dark matter is in fact real, one country could be about to solve the mystery once and for all: China. Th...

China's Syria Talks: Greater Involvement in the Middle East?

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Once again, China has revealed to the world its willingness to seek greater involvement in Middle Eastern affairs. This has manifested through its recent offer to host talks between the Syrian Government and opposition groups as a crucial breakthrough in the Syrian peace process.

Incredible Moment Man Is Rescued From Rubble After Being Buried Alive For 67 Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK

Video footage has captured the incredible moment that a 19-year-old was pulled from the rubble of a landslide after being buried alive for 67 hours. ...

In Paris, We Let China Off the Hook

Paul Reza Afshar | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK
Paul Reza Afshar

I was told to bring gifts to my first Chinese business negotiation. Something British, and expensive. Arriving I indulged in the obligatory double-handed presentation of business cards and studiously examined my counterpart's credentials. 'Give him face' I was told. I was ebullient with esteem, commenting on the seniority of his position and the size of his office.

What Happens When Journalists Try To Report On What China Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Footage showing journalists being violently pushed around by Chinese police outside a courthouse shows the reality of what life is really like under t...

'Extreme Suffering' Uncovered On China's Rabbit Fur Farms

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Shaking with fear, living in tiny, dirty cages and destined for a brutal death. This is the reality of tens of thousands o...

Hague: Prince William's Breakthrough On Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Politics

Prince William has persuaded China to take ‘significant’ steps to end the illegal wildlife trade and is set to unveil a breakthrough in tackling t...

A Deal in Paris Won't Help Girl X, Yet

Paul Reza Afshar | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Reza Afshar

Carbon-sink building materials, bike helmets which ionise particulate matter, monitoring PM2.5 levels at building sites and major traffic junctions. All seeming technologies of the future but all offering potential solutions to London's worsening air problem. It's time we have that conversation, before it's too late.

The Waugh Zone December 2, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday December 2, 2015… 1) WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? The day of the Syria debate and vote h...

China - A Huge Opportunity For UK Universities

Stephen Fear | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK
Stephen Fear

In a global economy, closer ties with other nations are essential. UK Universities have an unrivalled opportunity to become central to that opportunity by creating ever more relevant courses.

Ken Livingstone Has Backed China's Troops Over the UK's And Cameron Is Fuming

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.11.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has lashed out at Ken Livingstone after the former London mayor said British troops are "discredited" and Chinese forces should go into ...

Lucy Sherriff

'Is It That Hard For Cameron To Ask China To Help North Korean Refugees?' Asks Yeonmi Park

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A North Korean defector who fled her country and was sold as a sex slave in China has criticised David Cameron for not tackling the issue with the Chi...

This Very Clever Prank Makes Excellent Use Of Dog Poop

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Comedy

This is certainly the best way to get rid of dog poop left on the street - according to LiveLeak, this video was recorded somewhere in China showing a...

The TTIP: A Challenge to China's Hegemony Dream on the Global Stage?

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Who will make the rules on the global stage, and what rules will be there? It may take years to see whether the TTIP and TPP mean less power and future influence for China on the global stage, especially in relation to the United States. Perhaps, only time will tell.

A Chinese University Is Banning Students Holding Hands Or Feeding Each Other Rice

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A university in China is banning students from holding hands, putting their arms around each other or feeding each other rice in order to crack down o...

Is South Korea Ready to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The recent slug fest between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress on granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or fast track aut...

After Xi's Visit, Where Next for the UK-China Relationship?

Joel Mullan | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Joel Mullan

The red carpet has been rolled away, the royal carriage has been put back in the garage, and the British press have moved on. Now that Xi Jinping's state visit - the first by a Chinese Premier for 10 years is over, it's a good time to take stock and ask how the Sino-UK relationship should now develop.

Sailing By: Trouble in The South China Sea

Alistair Burnett | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

Most eyes may still be on Syria as the epicentre of global tension, but the temperature just rose in South China Sea too where several countries, including China, lay claim to the same waters.

The Strategic Calculations Shaping Sino-British Relations

Gregor Irwin | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK
Gregor Irwin

The British government learnt a valuable lesson when Premier Wen visited the UK four years ago. In the run up to that visit Chinese officials were so ...

Elephant Trophies, Puppy Trafficking and Cattle to Warzones... The EU's so-called 'Good' Animal Rights Record

Rob Comley | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Politics
Rob Comley

It is sometimes said the European Union plays a major role in the protection of animals across the globe. However, this is not a subject that critics of the Union put under the microscope on a regular basis. When critical stories do arise they come as no surprise to those of a Eurosceptic persuasion.

Lord Heseltine Says It's As 'Good A Time' As Any For Steelworkers To Lose Jobs

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.10.2015 | UK

Tory former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has been called "insulting" and ignorant after saying it is "probably as good a time" as any for UK s...