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#China

# china - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching You Don't Get The Horn

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching

They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.

# china - Friday 19 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The latest body shaming ‘collarbone challenge’ is already being ripped to shreds Weibno

# china - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The ‘belly button challenge’ is taking over the internet – but what is it? Explainer

The ‘belly button challenge’ is taking over the internet – but what is it?

This massive social media trend is just getting started.

# china - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chinese man sues movie star for staring at him too intensely through the TV Devil Box

Chinese man sues movie star for staring at him too intensely through the TV

He’s claiming “spiritual damage.”

# china - Monday 8 June, 2015

From Business ETC China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students Gaokao

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

Thousands of police officers have been deployed to exam centres.

# china - Saturday 6 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek’s Enterprise To Boldly Go

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek’s Enterprise

The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for ‘death sentence’ for doomed ship’s captain as death toll reaches 396 Yangtze River

Calls for ‘death sentence’ for doomed ship’s captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# china - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A cyber-attack has left four million US government staff in serious trouble Shanghaied

A cyber-attack has left four million US government staff in serious trouble

China says that it didn’t do it.

From TheJournal.ie “No possibility” of survivors as 442 feared dead on board sunken ship China

“No possibility” of survivors as 442 feared dead on board sunken ship

Just 14 people were rescued when the Eastern Star went down on Monday.

# china - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Families hope for a miracle to save passengers trapped in overturned cruise ship Yangtze River Disaster

Families hope for a miracle to save passengers trapped in overturned cruise ship

Just 32 bodies have been recovered so far.

# china - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From Business ETC KFC is suing over claims it uses chickens with eight legs and six wings Chinese Whispers

KFC is suing over claims it uses chickens with eight legs and six wings

The company blames three Chinese companies for trying to tarnish its reputation.

From TheJournal.ie At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes Search

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# china - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you take it easy.

# china - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is about to open a terrifying 984-foot-high glass bottom bridge Oh Holy God

China is about to open a terrifying 984-foot-high glass bottom bridge

Would you dare? Our stomachs are lurching at the mere thought of it.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

# china - Friday 22 May, 2015

From Business ETC The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard Lager Than Life

The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard

It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.

# china - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health The Price Of Power

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health

The figures have been labelled as “shocking”.

From TheJournal.ie A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired One Child Policy

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired

The woman is five months pregnant.

# china - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today Pressing The Flesh

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

# china - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned Poaching

Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned

Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.

# china - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to China In Their Hands

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to

You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.

# china - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This company is bringing 12,000 of its employees on holiday to France Well For Some This post contains a poll

This company is bringing 12,000 of its employees on holiday to France

When was the last time your job brought you away somewhere nice?

# china - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From Business ETC Australia’s economy is in for a rocky ride Wipeout

Australia’s economy is in for a rocky ride

The country’s central bank cut interest rates to a record low today.

# china - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair has just been robbed to the tune of €4.6 million Ouch

Ryanair has just been robbed to the tune of €4.6 million

The low budget carrier has had funds hacked from an account via a Chinese bank.

# china - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From Business ETC There wasn’t a mention of Apple Watch sales by Tim Cook today Tick Tick Tick

There wasn’t a mention of Apple Watch sales by Tim Cook today

The company is still a money-generating machine of course.

# china - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is cracking down on strippers at funerals Pall Barers

China is cracking down on strippers at funerals

China’s official Xinhua news agency said such performances are typically organised in order to draw a larger crowd at last rites.

# china - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman’s breast implants explode, leaving her with lumps all over her body Not The Breast

Woman’s breast implants explode, leaving her with lumps all over her body

She said that the last three years had seen her in tremendous pain in her back and under her arms.

# china - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IKEA wants people to stop falling asleep in its stores Wake Up Little Susie

IKEA wants people to stop falling asleep in its stores

Feel free to buy a bed there and then sleep in it at home though.

# china - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists Just Watch It

China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists

The world’s most populous nation wants its citizens to portray the right image abroad.

# china - Monday 6 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Chinese lothario caught rapid as 17 girlfriends come to visit him in hospital Awkward

# china - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing Beijing

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

# china - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From Business ETC China’s richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune Rags To Riches

China’s richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune

Zhou Qunfei made her money selling tech companies touchscreen glass.

# china - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

China’s communist government have declared 66 golf courses ‘illegal’

The ruling party have long had an ambivalent relationship with the sport.

# china - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save Love Hurts

Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save

That’s one way of sorting it out. Not a good way, but one way.

# china - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates Yo Ho Ho

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates

Those who pirated an earlier version of Windows will be allowed to upgrade to Windows 10.

# china - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This country became the world’s biggest weapons buyer last year Trigger Happy

This country became the world’s biggest weapons buyer last year

It may not be the place you expected.

# china - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Which countries execute people? And how do they do it? Death Penalty

Which countries execute people? And how do they do it?

There were 3,000 estimated executions last year.

# china - Friday 20 February, 2015

From Business ETC After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef Sane Cows

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

# china - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Argentina’s president makes fun of the Chinese accent – while on visit to China Awkward

Argentina’s president makes fun of the Chinese accent – while on visit to China

China’s government did not comment on the incident but there were plenty of other critics both at home and in China.

# china - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald’s Murder

Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald’s

The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.

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