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  • APEC 2014: What’s the deal?

    APEC Beijing 2014. We’ve all heard of it. We’ve all seen the (awkward) pictures of ‘Uncle Xi’ and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shaking hands.  And we’ve been witness to Putin’s attempt at flirting.   But what is it really all about? The acronym of ‘APEC’ stands for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. It is an essential forum for […]

  • Firework Frenzy: Top Five Facts

    Did you know China is the birthplace of fireworks? Or that they only reached Europe in the 13th century?   In the spirit of Bonfire night, we list our top five firework facts!   1. The earliest documentary evidence of fireworks dates from around AD 700 in China but there is evidence that primitive Chinese […]

  • Golden Age of the Ming – Ming: 50 years that changed China Exhibition

    Do you know your Ming from your Tang? Or your Song from your Qing? Well fear not, the British Museum is here to help. This autumn, the British Museum hosts a landmark exhibition that examines one of China’s most significant dynasties – Ming: 50 years that changed China.  Throughout Chinese imperial history, twelve main dynasties […]