#China

In Pictures: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement Reconvenes as Thousands March for Democracy

Tom Grundy | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

Fifty-two days after the main Umbrella Movement 'occupy' camp was cleared, Hong Kong protesters returned to the streets on Sunday for a pro-democracy rally. Organisers say 13,000 took part, whilst police estimated that 6,600 were present.

Why I'm Working to Become the Greatest Chinese Chef of All Time

Robbie Knox | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Robbie Knox

When the Huffington Post asked me, a 37-year-old married father of two, if I wanted to enter a cooking competition to win a trip to Hong Kong with a 25-year-old girl I'd never met, it was a real no-brainer. I'm confident that in no way would my wife go ballistic if I jogged off to the other side of the world leaving her with two pre-school kids to look after, so I signed up on the spot.

Apple Just Made A Record-Breaking Amount Of Money

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has posted its first quarterly earnings and the results are record-breaking. In this quarter alone, Apple has made more profit than any public c...

Hong Kong and China: 'One Country' with 'Two Systems'

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

"Please mind the gap." The broadcast echoes over and over again, first in English, followed closely by Cantonese, and finally Mandarin Chinese. People walk hastily around the Mass Transit Railway station, carrying the latest copy of the South China Morning Post.

Mechanical Horse Is So Bad It's Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese inventor Su Daocheng, spent two months working on what might be the weirdest transportation vehicle we've ever seen: a mechanical horse. Lo...

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...

Disrupting Davos

Simon Zadek | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Simon Zadek

My Davos this year fits this picture. I am co-leading a two-year inquiry established by the United Nations Environment Program into how to change financial and capital markets in ways that align the behavior of lenders and investors with our need to live inclusively within our planetary boundaries.

Sewer Explosion Throws Boy 10 Metres Into The Air

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Shocking footage has emerged from China showing a young boy being thrown into the air by a sewer explosion. The video comes from surveillance camer...

Restaurants Now Offer Free Food - But Only If You're 'Beautiful'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A Korean restaurant in China has been branded "shameful" after offering free food to people based on their physical appearance. Jeju Island restaur...

Cameron's Proposed 'Snapchat' Ban Would Sign Us Up To This Dubious Club

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

The ultra-authoritarian government in Beijing has announced a sweeping crackdown on private social media messaging in a haunting echo of our own Prime...

Cheating Husband's Penis ‘Snipped Off With Scissors Twice By Jilted Wife'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

Gruesome, mercifully pixelated images purporting to show the bloody aftermath of an encounter between a philandering husband and his scorned wife are ...

Nice Try, iPhone Smuggler. Nice Try.

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

Turns out, iPhones are expensive in China. Expensive enough to inspire people into strapping dozens of the things to themselves in sheets of plasti...

Planet Appetite: The Yunnan Cookbook - Recipes from China's Land of Ethnic Diversity

Rupert Parker | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I first visited China over 30 years ago when it was just opening up to Westerners. Rather than do the whole country by train, as most travellers seemed to do, I decided to explore the West, specifically Sichuan and Yunnan.

Thieves Caught Tunnelling Into iPhone 6 Warehouse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Tech

Police in Beijing, China have arrested three men after it was discovered that they had tunnelled into an iPhone 6 warehouse and stole over 200 iPhones...

9 Magical Pictures Of China's Harbin Ice & Snow Festival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

Feast your eyes on this wonderfully colourful winter wonderland currently towering over the Harbin skyline. The annual Ice and Snow festival in Ch...

9 Magical Pictures Of China's Harbin Ice & Snow Festival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

Feast your eyes on this wonderfully colourful winter wonderland currently towering over the Harbin skyline. The annual Chinese Ice and Snow festiv...

Why China Is the Perfect Place to Avoid a Traditional Christmas

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

Here in our modern hotel in the mountains of Moganshan, there were no traces of the area's infamous colonial past that would have had white people served their traditional Christmas fare regardless of practicality, throughout the early 20th Century.

Woman Pops 9-Month-Old Baby In Handbag As A Joke, The Internet Is Not Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has sparked an online backlash after a picture of her baby stuffed into her designer handbag went viral. Xue Hsueh, 26, was carrying the ni...

36 New Year Revellers Dead In Shanghai

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK

Thirty-six people have been killed in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in downtown Shanghai, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. ...

10 Biggest American News Stories Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Revelations by a Senate Intelligence Committee in December detailing the extent of the CIA’s torture programme instituted in the months after 9/11 r...

Don't Tell This Woman's Baby To Shut Up (Unless You Want A Punch)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

A four-person brawl broke out on an Air China flight from Chongqing to Hong Kong on Thursday, reports say. The fight started at 26,500 feet when tw...

Woman Gets Spectacular Revenge On Husband Cheating With Her Twin

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What do you do when your twin is having sex with your husband? You get revenge. Scorned wife Ting Su learned her husband, Cheng, was cheating on...

Cold, Cold, Cold War

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

These poor chaps from the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) were forced to perform their daily training session despite temperatures hitting -30 ...

Ignore the Cynics: Make 'Academics and Character' the Goal of Education

James O'Shaughnessy | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics
James O'Shaughnessy

As any parent knows, nothing is more important or more challenging than helping children grow into good, kind and responsible young people. Yet this essential task of character development is full of paradoxes.

Far-Eastern and British Cultural Exchanges and Their Influence on the Events Industry

Richard Dodgson | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Richard Dodgson

The Far East has an ever blossoming relationship with Britain in terms of fashion, style and education. This two-way relationship has led to a cross-fertilisation of cultural and commercial connections in the recent years. The next step in this cultural exchange is sport and events.