China canceled the summit with the British because of the Dalai Lama’s visit

China canceled the summit with the British because of the Dalai Lama’s visit

The British Foreign Office confirmed that China canceled the summit between Chinese and British authorities because of the meeting of Prime Minister David Cameron with the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama in London last month. The UK’s Foreign Office has called the row disappointing and appealed for its sensible resolution. “We believe that […]

Chinese Illegal worker detained in UK

A Chinese man has been arrested and detained after being found working illegally in a Belfast takeaway during a raid by UK Border Agency (UKBA) officers. The enforcement operation on Wednesday 6 June was carried out as part of a nationwide campaign to tackle immigration crime. UKBA officers targeted the Ruby Star takeaway on Castlereagh […]

China Southern Airlines to launch Guangzhou-London direct route

China Southern Airlines to launch Guangzhou-London direct route

Staff members of China Southern Airlines attend the ceremony of the Guangzhou-London inaugural flight at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, June 6, 2012. China Southern Airlines opens a direct air route linking the southern China metropolis of Guangzhou and London on Wednesday. This is the first direct […]

China lodges representation over David Cameron-Dalai meeting

China lodges representation over David Cameron-Dalai meeting

China on Tuesday voiced strong indignation and stern objection to British Prime Minister David Cameron’s meeting with the Dalai Lama, and lodged representation to Britain. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the meeting has grossly interfered in China’s internal affairs, hurt the feelings of Chinese people and sent false signals to the “Tibet independence” forces. […]

Merlene Emerson with her supporters in London Chinatown

Merlene Emerson with her supporters in London Chinatown

“Being a volunteer is the beginning of the participation in politics.” Mrs. Merlene Emerson (杜淑真) with volunteers in London Chinatown on May 3 the polling day. Previous report in Chinese: Link Merlene Emerson was born in Singapore and came to London in 1979 as a law student. Both her parents are overseas born Chinese, therefore […]

Chinese ambassador commends “Icebreakers” for contribution to Sino-British ties

Chinese ambassador commends “Icebreakers” for contribution to Sino-British ties

Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming on Thursday commended British “Icebreakers” for their outstanding contribution to the promotion of Sino-British friendship, and economic and trade cooperation. “Sixty years ago, the ‘icebreaker spirit’ meant to break the ice and open the door of China-Britain business relations. Sixty years on the responsibility of Icebreakers is to promote an all-dimensional […]

Senior CPC official urges British businessmen to seize opportunity in China

Senior CPC official urges British businessmen to seize opportunity in China

Li Changchun, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has called on British businessmen to seize the opportunity in China as the world’s second largest economy is undergoing economic transition. “China will become the world’s biggest importer and consumer market in a foreseeable future. Its inflow and outflow of investment will get […]

Leading chinese and western publishers collaborate for the first time

Leading chinese and western publishers collaborate for the first time

UK publishers I.B.Tauris announce pioneering collaborative projects with major Chinese publishing group A unique publishing collaboration is being launched at the 2012 London Book Fair, between I.B.Tauris Publishers and the major Chinese publishing group, Changjiang Media. I.B.Tauris and Changjiang Media have together agreed to produce publications which illustrate and illuminate the social, economic and cultural […]