Bad Apple

Whilst Apple is often synonymous with innovation and influence, the words ‘mistreatment’ and ‘neglect’ do not always spring to mind. But an undercover investigation taken by BBC’s Panorama may cause us to think otherwise. The report reveals the poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories, with some even working daily 16-hour shifts for 18 days.  […]

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 […]

Shaolin Shenanigans: The Shaolin Cultural Festival 2014

Calling all UK Shaolin fans!  From the 8th to 10th October, The London Soccerdome will be home to the Third Shaolin Cultural Festival; a week-long event jam-packed with a plethora of breathtaking Shaolin spectacles. Hosted by the Shaolin Association, one can expect the Shaolin Temple Delegation to provide a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience for spectators, with a mix of Shaolin Kung […]