#China

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 ...

In an Era of Unpalatable Events Integrated Thinking Is Crucial to Business Success

Andrew H. Harding | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK
Andrew H. Harding

As I write, it is just two weeks since the leak of 11.5 million files from the database of offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. This leak - the biggest in history - reveals the ways in which the world's super-rich, including leading politicians, have used offshore tax systems, leaving global foundations of power wobbling.

We Got a Global Agreement on Climate Change - We Need the Same Global Action to Regulate Tax Havens

Marina Kim | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK
Marina Kim

Public register is perhaps too much to ask, but the pressure should be on the introduction of the global private register accessible for the international law enforcement authorities, if we really want to fight corruption. Those countries and territories that refuse to implement the register should face sanctions.

Change LGBTQ People's Life With Science and Technology in China

Geng Le | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Tech
Geng Le

When I look back on the past decade and a half that I have spent promoting LGBT issues in China, I see that so much has changed for the better. Fifteen years ago, I could have never imagined that I would be one of the British Councils 33 Global LGBT Influencers.

Losing the Edge: Chinese Clean Energy Investment Far Outstrips Europe

Sam Maule | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Politics
Sam Maule

Bad news for the European Union. Clean energy investment has fallen almost two-thirds since 2011, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance....

China Is Trolling America Over Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK

China has trolled the USA over Donald Trump, with a state-owned newspaper saying the preposterous billionaire's rise "worries the whole world" and wea...

Why the EU Is Key to Embracing Asia's Growth

Hugo Swire | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Politics
Hugo Swire

Whether we're in politics, diplomacy or business, we all know that risk and opportunity are two sides of the same coin. Some commentators are sounding the alarm about the Chinese economic slowdown, and the impact this might have on other economies in the region and further afield. This does not change the fundamental fact that Asia is now - and will remain - a major engine for global growth, and one with which we must continue to engage.

Boy Cuts Off Own Finger After Argument With Father About Phone Use

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Tech

Think you're addicted to your smartphone? A young boy in China had to undergo emergency surgery after he deliberately cut off his finger following an...