A look inside Hebei: Langfang

Langfang David Feng was one of the emcees of the opening ceremony of the Beautiful Hebei photo exhibition, currently held at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street campus. He’s been to Hebei a lot, has taught in the province, and his wife has ancestral roots there. Learn more from Hebei by joining David on a […]

Rent-a-foreigner talent agency in Chongqing

Photo: Lars Skree Chinese Dreamland is an upcoming Al Jazeera documentary about a rent-a-foreigner talent agency in Chongqing, China, where foreigners are in demand for events, as they are perceived to add glamour and help create an ‘international’ atmosphere. “Now it’s true that the price of white people is expensive, but it really raises the […]

A Trip to Shanghai

An Englishman’s Trip to Shanghai By Chris R. Pownall Following my retirement from work in 2008, I decided to take my wife Pat to Shanghai, to show her the sights of this modern vibrant city. During my many business trips to China, I had always stayed at the ‘Holiday Inn’ in Pudong, whilst I was in […]

The changing face of Macau

For many years Macau has been one of the most famous locations on the planet. Some would call it the Las Vegas of the Far East for its unparalleled reputation for bright lights and big city glamour. But in recent years there have been reports that Macau has not been as profitable as expected. With […]

British presence in Wuhan to further enhance links

Barbara Woodward CMG OBE, British Ambassador to China, Shao Weimin, Vice Mayor of Wuhan, Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council, and Nick Whittingham, British Consul-General in Wuhan, cut a ribbon to launch construction of the new British Consulate General in Wuhan. Located in Corporate Centre 5 of Wuhan Tiandi, the new British Consulate […]