#China

China Just Turned On The World's Largest Radio Telescope

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists in China have powered up the world’s largest radio telescope, setting in motion the state’s search for extraterrestrial life and distan...

A Giant Moon Balloon Is On The Loose And Causing Absolute Chaos

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK
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Of all the things you’d imagine might cause you problems getting to work, you probably wouldn’t think the moon would be one of them. But a giant b...

China's Plan To Build A Giant Underwater Base Is Like Something Out Of James Bond

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Tech

China is stepping up efforts to build a deep-sea underwater ‘space station’ in the South China Sea. If the plans go ahead, the station would be lo...

Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered After Decade Of Conservation Efforts

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Tech

News from WWF has shown that when humans aren’t busy destroying the planet through climate change, we can actually achieve pretty remarkable things....

The US And China Just Took An Astronomical Leap Forward On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

The US and China have ratified the world’s first comprehensive climate deal, in a hugely significant move hailed by campaigners, who urged the UK to...

Theresa May's Entrance Onto International Stage Marred By Hinkley Point Row

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

Theresa May is heading to China for her first major global summit as Prime Minister, but faces a row with her hosts over the Hinkley Point nuclear pow...

Theresa May Should Tackle China's Forced Organ Harvesting As A Crime Against Humanity, As Mr Speaker Hosts Film Screening In Parliament With Miss World Canada

Benedict Rogers | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

It is time for the United Kingdom to lead the way in addressing this issue, just as Mrs May has championed tackling human trafficking. The United Kingdom, together with other allies, should call on the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate China's forced organ harvesting - or, failing that, conduct its own investigation.

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...