Cheer - Inequality Is Falling Globally! (And Similar Nonsense)

John Weeks | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK
John Weeks

I bet you think that the rich are getting richer and the poor poorer. A few well-known facts might lead you to this conclusion. For example, in the ...

The Cheapest (And Best) Fitness Tracker You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech

A Chinese tech giant has unveiled a fitness tracking wristband which costs - well, a ridiculously low amount of money. The Xiaomi Mi Band is able t...

Terrifying China Rock Slide Nearly Wipes Out Bus Full Of People

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

This is the terrifying moment a rock slide in China nearly wiped out a road full of traffic on China. As traffic ahead of a dash cam-equipped car c...

Samsung Drops Supplier Accused Of Using Child Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung has confirmed that it has cut all ties with a Chinese supplier which has been accused of using children to make products. The company revea...

Ordinary Places That Conceal Hidden Riches | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nature is full of mysteries. A hidden cove here; a unique rock formation there. A curiously pink lake; a cave that glows in the dark. The richness and diversity of nature is what prompts us to seek out these concealed places and one-of-a-kind wonders.

The Curse of the Female Gender in North Korean Party Rhetoric and Beyond

Niki O'Brien | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK
Niki O'Brien

These statements against Guen-hye's gender are far from unusual as a by-product of the sexist nature of the North Korean regime, and bring into view a much wider issue facing both female North Korean citizens and refugees - their systematic exclusion and increasing exploitation.

Chinese Couple Sell Children For Games

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

A Chinese couple are awaiting trial after they reportedly sold both their newborn children to child traffickers in order to pay for in-app purchases f...

China: The iPhone Is A 'National Security Concern'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Chinese government-run national news network has called Apple's iPhone a 'National security concern' in relation to the Frequent Locations feature...

UK Visa Changes for Chinese Visitors Are a Welcome Step

Alison Couper | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK
Alison Couper

The idea is that Chinese tourists applying online to visit the UK will be able to generate a partially completed Schengen form automatically, at the same time as completing their UK application. This helps to align the process of applying for a UK visa with the Schengen visa process...

Reasons To Head Far, Far East For Your Holiday

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Now if you've seen the news in past years, you'll know that China's no picnic to travel around. Particularly on any national holiday. You can expe...

House of Cards: China's Source of Solace

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Russia may have rejected the show outright. But, the 'House of Cards' has a lot of takers in China. Produced by Netflix and starring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood, this political drama set in 1990 BBC miniseries is clocking good viewership in the communist China.

Muslim Students & Officials Banned From Ramadan Fasting In Northwest China

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Students and civil servants in China’s Muslim northwest have been banned from fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Statements were posted o...

Big Tusks, Big Problem, as Satao the Big Tusker Killed

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Have you ever seen one of the legendary big tuskers of Africa? Magnificent, beautiful, enchanting - like a nod to days gone by, to different eras, to different ages. I have had this privilege and I was moved, but chances are I, or indeed anyone, will never see one again.

How Telemedicine Can Be a Healthcare Innovation Like No Other

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Over-population has caused many problems all over the world. However, any discussion on the increasing numbers often drifts towards how there aren't enough resources in the world for sustenance of all people.

As China's Animal Welfare Movement Grows, Let's Celebrate Another Important Step Towards Ending Cosmetics Animal Testing

Troy Seidle | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK
Troy Seidle

It's true to say that China has more than its fair share of animal abuse issues - from rabbits and racoon dogs being skinned alive for fur; dogs and cats brutally beaten, boiled alive or butchered in the street for meat; to bears, monkeys and other wild animals routinely degraded for entertainment in zoos and circuses.

The Importance of Soft Power

Stephen Liddell | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK
Stephen Liddell

Most people are familiar with what is known as Hard Power. The idea that someone with more swords, bigger guns and overwhelming military ability can force someone to do something against their will but which is almost entirely in favour of those holding the gun. History is full of situations, the ancient Chinese, Persians, Romans all the way through to the British, French, American and Russians...

Chinese Tourists: What's All the Fuss About?

Christopher Rodrigues | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher Rodrigues

Chinese tourists love Britain. They love our heritage, our museums, our quaint country villages and, of course, our shops. Many of them will also happily admit they have a slight obsessions with Downton Abbey and Sherlock Holmes.

'Gruesome & Shocking': China's Annual Dog Meat Festival (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

An annual Chinese dog meat festival kicked off earlier than usual this year – in an attempt to deflect attention from the media and animal rights pr...

'We Must Focus On Trade In China Talks, Not Lecturing On Human Rights'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has insisted that the "starting point" for Britain's talks with China this week "has to be" the economy, not "lecturing" the country on hu...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Will Obama Intervene?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 18 June... 1) WILL OBAMA INTERVENE? From the Guardian: "Iraqi government forces fought off jiha...

Environmentalists Welcome UK Deal With China To Build Consensus On Climate Change

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Environmentalists welcomed agreement between the UK and China to work together to build consensus on international action to deal with climate change ...

Tory Minister: Human Rights Should Not 'Get In The Way' Of China Trade Talks

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics

Tory minister Michael Fallon has sparked an outcry from MPs and human rights groups after insisting that concerns about China's human rights abuses sh...

CCTV Footage Captures Another Brutal Axe Attack In China

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

China's state broadcaster released security footage Tuesday showing a brutal, premeditated knife attack in a card room in Xinjiang. Four were injur...

China Built A Manned Moon Base! Except...

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

China has big plans for the Moon - and it just locked three people inside a prototype Moon Base to prove it. Fortunately for the volunteers the ba...

China Is Building A 1km High 'Living' Skyscraper

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

Plans have been unveiled for what could be the tallest and coolest structure on the planet: the Phoenix Towers in Wuhan, China. These incredible sp...