Category Archives: Culture

A real clash of cultures

This year that most commercialized of Western festivals, Valentine’s Day, fell, for the first time since being popularized with China’s urbanites, with the traditional Chinese festival of the Lantern Festival. Marking the end of the Spring (Chinese New Year) Festival. … Continue reading

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Working in our own interest

The story that China is likely to be involved in developing Britain’s nuclear power capacity has been around for some time. It is an interesting thought, given that Home Secretary, Theressa May, recently expressed national security concerns over Chinese nationals. … Continue reading

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When is a dragon not a dragon?

The Western concept of the dragon is that of a tyrannical beast that bringing fire and destruction; it is something to be killed: Indeed, killing a dragon may well be the way to sainthood! In the Chinese mind the dragon … Continue reading

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