British Chinese in Profile – Kwong Ngan awarded the British Empire Medal

Lynne Murphy – Liverpool Correspondent  Kwong Ngan BEM BCAc was recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list on the occasion of Her Majesty’s official 90th birthday and was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for sustained outstanding voluntary service to the Liverpool Chinese community and wider community. The presentation ceremony took place recently in October […]

Could two skeletons found in a Roman cemetery in London be the first Chinese in Britain?

By Young Tan – Senior Editor  Immigration and travel from China to Britain has been extremely prominent ever since the start of the 20th Century and especially today, but the Chinese coming to the UK appears to stretch back even further than we ever imagined (see first Chinese in Britain). Archaeologists have recently unearthed 22 […]