Eye on Asia

Overview of China

Wonder, China – land of the iconic Great Wall. Wonder, China – one of the cradles of early human civilisation. Wonder, China – a society of leading eminence.
Read on and wonder no more.

China: A country profile

This article provides an overview of China for those keen on exploring the possibility of living and working there. The information presented is gathered from open sources and is not exhaustive or meant to supplement or...

Regional newspapers

Access the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages via PressReader. This database provides publications presented as full digital replicas and offers advanced digital...

Discovering China’s history

This is a selection of resources on China’s history and heritage available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a...

Understanding China

This is a selection of resources on China’s contemporary developments available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please...

Learning about China’s transformation

This is a selection of resources on China’s transformation available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a...

China’s influential young

This is a selection of resources on China’s new generation available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a...

Belt and Road Initiative

The Belt and Road Initiative (known as yi dai yi lu in Chinese, which literally translates into “one belt, one road”) is the brain-child of China’s current president, Xi Jinping. President Xi launched the...

Innovation in China

This is a selection of resources on China’s history and heritage available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please...

China’s digital transformation

This is a selection of resources on China’s digital transformation available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources...