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Brexit - what happens next and what does China think?

Brexit: what does China think? 英国公投脱欧:中国怎么看?

Chopsticks Club supports Hurun Report

Chopsticks Club supports Hurun Report’s “Engaging with the Chinese Private Sector Summit”

The Englishman's home is his castle

英国人的家就是他的城堡

17世纪以来,“城堡法”中对住所和家的定义是,一个人合法拥有房产的地方。可以享受一定的保护,同时有权拒绝任何人进入他的家。无论多小,住的与繁忙的市区多远,无论多难得到贷款,英国人觉得都是值得的,第二次世界大战结束之后拥有自己房子的人越来越多。
与1918年相比,在英国66%的人拥有自己的房子。

 

Ambassador Liu Xiaoming congratulates Chopsticks Club

Premier Xi Jinping’s state visit in October 2015 on the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, is heralded as a significant event in this “golden time” of China-UK relations.

Book Review roundup

 

The following titles are available from MrB's Emporium. Chopsticks Club members benefit from a special discount.

 

That’s China! – Mark Kitto

Remembrance Day – what does it mean?

“Remembrance Day is a solemn time for me and full of memories; both sad and joyful,” says my 93 year old friend, Dick Sweetnam, who I have had the privilege to know since 1984.