Winnie The Pooh Now An Illegal Alien

Any mention of the fictional bear created for kids by AA Milne has been banned in China after comparisons were drawn between the bears portly stature and Chinese President Xi Jinping's comparably portly figure.  The bizarre ban comes on the heels of similarly questionable decisions, such as the alleged decision to ban vpns after february… Continue reading Winnie The Pooh Now An Illegal Alien

Constructive Competition in Communist China

The other day I visited a film studio on the outskirts of Foshan City, China - in a place called Xiqiao, nearby the famous Xiqiao Mountain. Myself, my girlfriend and my friend, we walked around the site for a few hours looking at the small scale replicas of Shanghai and Beijing, Hong Kong and Foshan.… Continue reading Constructive Competition in Communist China

Mobike and Ofo on the Move – China at the centre of a growing global sharing economy

Beijing based rental bike company, Mobike, launched a new wave of bikes for the first time outside of Asia last week.  Manchester and Salford saw the launch of Mobike in the UK, with 1000 bikes set out around the cities on the 6th of July.  Until now, the Chinese company has been based in China… Continue reading Mobike and Ofo on the Move – China at the centre of a growing global sharing economy