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David Brophy reviews ‘Silent Invasion: China’s Influence i...

This review gives some idea of what Anne-Marie Brodie is involved in, and complements our own critique of non-critical judgements posing as ... Read more

U.S. politicians get China in Africa all wrong

In Washington, Republicans and Democrats generally look at China as a new imperial power in Africa: bad news for Africans. But is this rea... Read more

Live Music in Beautiful Beijing

Photo by Bruno Cerbera   Beijing is a city that is growing and thriving with new music. Over the past 20 years, the music sce... Read more

Scholarship Opportunity at the Shanghai Ocean University

For your information, I attach again the flyer which we were sent, along with the details: Application deadline : March 15, 2018 Program... Read more

Beijing International Friendship Forum for City Planning

Beijing Youxie would like to invite three delegates to attend the Beijing International Friendship Forum for City Planning. They are looki... Read more

Shaanxi Women’s Hand Craft Development Forum

The Shaanxi Women’s federation would like to invite a New Zealand Hand Craft representative to their international forum, on May 10th till... Read more

Where Can You Find the Oldest Civilisations in the World?

  Did you know that one of the earliest civilisations in China was thought to have formed around 7,000 BCE? One of the earliest samp... Read more

Asian Influence in the Pacific #1

Hi members your President took a trip to Raro Tonga and Aitutaki Island over the New Year. While browsing in the Raro bookshop I found an i... Read more

The Chinese New Year 2018

The Chinese New Year – the Year of the Dog – will officially begin on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. For th... Read more

The Year of the Dog

The Chinese calendar is based on the movements of the moon and is linked to the Chinese zodiac – 12 animals all ascribed to a new year. N... Read more

Exciting changes planned for JingJinJi

During my most recent trip to Beijing I was fascinated by a visit to the City Planning Department and their ambitious plans for urban reju... Read more

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