#China

London-Bound Flight Forced To Make Emergency Landing After Running Out Of Fuel

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK

A passenger flight bound for London was forced to make an emergency landing in Amsterdam on Monday after running out of fuel. China Southern Airlin...

Cleaner Has Foot Amputated After Horrific China Escalator Incident

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK

A Chinese cleaner has had his foot amputated after it became stuck in an escalator in a shopping mall. Footage of the incident shows the man stumbl...

Home Office Make Up Criminal Conviction To Deny Chinese Activist A Visa

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been denied a UK visa because he had a “criminal conviction” - despite apparently never having been conv...

Parents Unknowingly Dress Kids In Clothes With Offensive Slogans

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

Children as young as eight are wearing t-shirts covered in crude phrases and expletives because their parents are unable to read English, according to...

New Video Shows Staff Were Aware Of Escalator Fault That Killed Mother (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Shocking CCTV footage has emerged showing the moments before a woman fell to her death in an escalator accident at a shopping centre, confirming two m...

North Korean Ambassador Gives Charged Response To Iran Deal

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Monday’s anniversary of the end of the Korean War was accompanied by the stock bellicose threats from Pyongyang to kill every American should they r...

Heroic Mother Dies In Horrific Escalator Accident After Throwing Son To Safety (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Parents

The shocking moment a heroic mother was killed as she fell into an escalator at a shopping centre has been captured on CCTV. Xiang Liujuan was sho...

China Just Kickstarted A New Alien Space Race

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Tech

China has announced that it is building the world's largest telescope with a dish that equals the size of 30 football pitches. According to state m...

Is Osborne Complacent on China?

Jon Ashworth | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

In August 2007 the storm clouds that gathered ahead of the global financial crises came out of a clear blue sky. Eight years later, fixed on Greece we anxiously monitor the horizon for signs of another downturn but could we be facing the wrong way, with the hurricane coming from the east?

Breaking the Law: China Rounds Up Its Lawyers

Harriet Garland | Posted 19.07.2015 | UK Politics
Harriet Garland

"If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers," Dickens wrote, envisaging the 'bad people' as the lawyer's clients no doubt, rather than the government. Yet in China nearly 200 lawyers have been rounded up and hauled in for questioning over the last week in an unprecedented crackdown on the profession.

China Really Doesn't Want You To See The Uniqlo Changing Room Sex Video

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

A video apparently showing a Chinese couple having sex in a Uniqlo changing room has gone viral, causing a major headache for the country's strict int...

China to Pull Up a Chair or Overturn the Conference Table?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
Andy Langenkamp

Dangerous war aversion? In 1914, the global economy collapsed because the then superpowers declared war; whereas today, it is precisely the aversion ...

Officials Actually Considered Moving The Entire Hong Kong Population To Northern Ireland

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

Newly released documents have revealed government officials considered moving the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland. Proposals rel...

Details Of China's Climate Change Plan Revealed

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

The world's biggest emitter of climate-warming greenhouse gases pledged to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions on Tuesday. The move by China ...

This Architecture Graduate Made His Own Office Out Of Beer Bottles

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

An architecture graduate decided to take matters into his own hands and put his learning into practice, by making his own office - out of beer bottles...

China's Clampdown On Uighurs Will Breed Further Extremism

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

While many of us are fortunate to reside in countries that permit a degree of religious freedom, one that allows us to practice our faith, for the Uighur Muslim minority in China's far western Xinjiang region such a freedom has been growingly truncated by the Chinese government in Beijing.

Mass Protest Outside Chinese Embassy Shows Just How Many People Oppose The Yulin Dog Meat Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK

Hundreds of protestors gathered outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Friday to oppose the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. Demonstrators stood on the ...

Expect a Rocky Second Half in 2015

Angus Campbell | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Angus Campbell

As we head towards the end of the first half investors seem to be approaching the second half of 2015 with a distinct degree of caution and trepidatio...

Only a Cultural Shift Will Kill the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Marie Carter | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

My prediction is that the cultural shift in China will not flow from social media. Sweeping cultural change will be wrought, rightly or wrongly, not by Twitter or Facebook but by the shifting tide of a dynamic global economy.

This Woman Travels 1,500 Miles To Save 100 Dogs From 'Cruel' Chinese Meat Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

One Chinese animal rights activist has gone the extra mile - more than 1,500 of them to be exact - to save the lives of terrified dogs and cats destin...

Confinement: An Ancient Chinese Tradition

Kitty Bu | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents
Kitty Bu

Confinement is an ancient tradition that is still widely practiced in China today. Dating back to the Xihan dynasty some 2000 years ago, confinement literally means in Mandarin "sitting out the month". In practice, it's a set of very complex rules for women to care for themselves during the first month after giving birth.

All That Is Solid Melts in to Air: West African Cocoa in Crisis

Lucy James | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Lucy James

2015 has not been a good year for Africa's cocoa belt. Dry weather and a lack of pesticides in Ghana, and wet weather and a hike in export taxes for grinders in Ivory Coast are likely to result in a huge shortfall of beans and grindings available from the world's top cocoa producers.

Hong Kong's Future

Sarah Kwong | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Sarah Kwong

Beijing has written a bill which, if passed, will allow Hong Kongers to vote for their own leader in 2017 - as long as the Communist party approves of the three candidates put forward. Hong Kong, gloriously and rightfully autonomous since it's release from Britain in the late nineties, was promised 50 years of making their own choices and rules. This bill undermines that promise.

Exposing China's Yulin Dog Meat 'Festival' Cruelty

Dr Peter Li | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Dr Peter Li

I have visited many dog and cat slaughterhouses in Yulin and I have seen for myself the look of terror on the faces of the animals. There is no doubt in my mind that they know they are next. It is an utterly traumatizing and brutal death...

Ricky Gervais Is Really Angry About China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais is backing an animal rights campaign to shut down China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The actor and comedian is urging people to get b...