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Åsne Seierstad in Shanghai

World known Norwegian freelance journalist and author Åsne Seierstad is currently doing a short, but intensive China tour; paying visits to Shanghai, Nanjing and Beijing. In addition to being one of the headliners at the Shanghai International Literary Festival, while staying in Shanghai she also held a press meeting at Changning Library, participated in a…

Excess Luggage Back in China

Excess Luggage is once again back in China. Excess Luggage’s 2010 China tour looks to be among the most extensive ever undertaken by a jazz band in China.  Excess Luggage is a unique Norwegian jazz trio with organ, piano and drums. They have won several Norwegian Grammy’s (Spellemannpris) for a range of different projects. In…

China to Fuel Danish Pig Sector Revival

Demand from China for more pork meat import is expected to create new growth in the Danish pig sector. Denmark is expected to benefit more from this demand than other EU countries, because Denmark exports pork directly to China.The revival of the pig sector is much needed. Last year saw EU piglet production fall to…

China Denies Spying After Uighur Jailed in Sweden

China on Tuesday denied allegations of spying after a Swedish court sentenced a Uighur man to prison for passing information about a community of Uighur refugees to Chinese agents. Babur Maihesuti, 62, was given a year-and-four-month sentence for handing information about the health, travels and political leanings of other Uighurs to a journalist and diplomat…