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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#China

# china - Today’s News

From Business ETC Apple have announced their latest results, but there’s no mention of the Apple Watch Tick Tock Tick Tock

Apple have announced their latest results, but there’s no mention of the Apple Watch

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.

# china - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge ‘Dead’ man shocks family by coming back to life at funeral, crying Surprise Surprise

‘Dead’ man shocks family by coming back to life at funeral, crying

You’d cry too if your family were about to bury you alive.

# china - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC How Apple just had its biggest few months EVER Ch-ching

How Apple just had its biggest few months EVER

Amazingly, a €15 billion profit wasn’t the only point of interest from Apple’s most successful quarter.

# china - Monday 26 January, 2015

From Business ETC Which country is buying the most iPhones? (Hint: It’s not the US) Turning Point

Which country is buying the most iPhones? (Hint: It’s not the US)

Apple’s home turf is selling a lot of iPhones – but not enough to topple the current champ.

# china - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Tim Cahill is back scoring spectacular goals

The Asia Cup favourites beat China 2-0 this morning.

# china - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok) Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# china - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC China’s stock market has taken a massive hammering today. Here’s why… Shanghaied

China’s stock market has taken a massive hammering today. Here’s why…

The country’s government wants to put the brakes on debt-fuelled spending.

# china - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Ireland get into China’s multi-billion euro beef market? We’ll find out soon Exports

Will Ireland get into China’s multi-billion euro beef market? We’ll find out soon

Chinese officials visited meat plants late last year. A report is now being compiled.

# china - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started Hacked

Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started

Hackers used Twitter accounts of major news organisations to claim the US and China were firing missiles at one another. They’re definitely not.

# china - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body No Phone Zone

Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body

But his plan was foolproof! Foolproof, we tell you!

# china - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police shoot six people dead after they ‘tried to detonate bombs’ China

Police shoot six people dead after they ‘tried to detonate bombs’

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion Blood Center

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion

According to the National Health and Family Planning Commission – nearly half a million people are living with HIV/AIDS in China.

# china - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From Business ETC Sony delays the Playstation 4′s launch in China Delays

Sony delays the Playstation 4′s launch in China

The console was originally due to launch on 11 January, but has been delayed because of ‘various factors.’

In North Korea, enjoying football is ‘taboo’

The country’s public relations officer has revealed the squad’s overpowering sense of duty to their people is greater than any pleasure derived from playing the game.

# china - Monday 5 January, 2015

From Business ETC One of the world’s most valuable tech startups brought in €10 billion in 2014 Meteoric Rise

One of the world’s most valuable tech startups brought in €10 billion in 2014

The Chinese handset company Xiaomi now has a valuation of €37 billion, after doubling its sales to €10.1 last year.

# china - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most? From Russia With Love

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

# china - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Most of the New Year crush victims in China were young women China

Most of the New Year crush victims in China were young women

All but four of the deceased were aged 25 or under.

# china - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie At least 35 killed in New Year’s party stampede Shanghai

At least 35 killed in New Year’s party stampede

The tragedy occurred in Shanghai’s Bund 18 area.

From TheJournal.ie The stunning growth of Shanghai in one GIF Mega-City

# china - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong to cull 15,000 chickens after avian flu virus found Bird Flu

Hong Kong to cull 15,000 chickens after avian flu virus found

The birds had been imported from mainland China and one woman has been hospitalised.

From Business ETC China’s state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown Shutdown

China’s state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown

An editorial said that Google’s reluctance to ‘be restricted by Chinese law’ caused the shutdown of its popular email service.

From TheJournal.ie Man sent to jail… for buying and eating three tigers Yuck

Man sent to jail… for buying and eating three tigers

He bought the tigers for “a huge amount of money”, Chinese media says.

# china - Monday 29 December, 2014

From Business ETC It looks like China has completely blocked Gmail Great Firewall

It looks like China has completely blocked Gmail

The country has removed a loophole which allowed people to access Gmail via third-party services like Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail.

# china - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution Put On The Red Light

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

# china - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie North Korea’s internet was down for over nine hours last night Sony Hack

North Korea’s internet was down for over nine hours last night

It was not clear who or what had shut down Pyongyang’s web connections.

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