Liverpool’s New Chinatown positioned for investment this Chinese New Year

Jean Liggett, CEO of property investment consultancy Properties of the World, believes that the 850 homes of New Chinatown will attract keen interest from investors in China. She comments, “The impending Chinese New Year and Golden Week are a key time for Chinese property investors. With a whole week off for Golden Week, it’s an ideal time for […]

Chinatown: The Met Police arrests 18 people for prostitution and money laundering offences

The Metropolitan Police have arrested 18 people yesterday evening (Thursday, 20 October), as part of a proactive multi-agency operation to tackle organised crime including human trafficking, exploiting prostitution for gain, immigration offences and money laundering. ‘Operation Lanhydrock’ was launched to combat areas of criminality which have affected Chinatown and Soho in central London. The aim […]

Life in the Qing Dynasty Shanghai: Exhibition at the China Exchange in London

4 to 12 November at the China Exchange  Qing Dynasty Shanghai: The Photographs of William Saunders features a selection of 35 to 40 original 19th-century albumen silver prints, many hand-coloured, by William Saunders from the Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection, the largest holding of late Qing dynasty photographs of China in private hands. This is the […]

Latest programme of events at London Chinatown’s China Exchange

The Prudential Series: 60 Minutes with Lord Lloyd Webber Tuesday, 21 June 6:30pm-7:30pm Award winning composer and producer, renowned for the world’s best-known musicals including Cats, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard. ——————————————— The Prudential Series: 60 Minutes with Gwyneth Paltrow Thursday, 23 […]