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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 12 December, 2017

#China

# china - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger Mass Evictions

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

“They are chasing people away from apartments and smashing things.”

# china - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# china - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion Ningbo

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

# china - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships Sham Marriage

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

# china - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Taxing times loom for Carlos Tevez and China's wantaway foreign stars

The transfer levy greatly stymied the Chinese league’s spending in the summer.

# china - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Criminal investigation launched after 14-year-old Russian dies following Shanghai Fashion Week China

Criminal investigation launched after 14-year-old Russian dies following Shanghai Fashion Week

Investigators in the Perm region where Vlada Dzyuba lived are looking in to whether her death was caused by negligence.

From TheJournal.ie China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom Labour Force

China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom

Almost 12 million Chinese babies were born in the first eight months of the year.

# china - Monday 23 October, 2017

Whistleblower claims 10,000 Chinese athletes involved in state-backed doping in 80s and 90s

Doctor Xue Yinxian says all medals won during the period should be handed back.

# china - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China The Future Is Here

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China

Facial recognition is being used in a whole host of ways in China, and police say it is making the country safer.

# china - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan Warming Relations

India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan

A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.

Tevez's battered Shanghai Shenhua 'just like Man United'

The 33-year-old climbed off the bench for the second half to score just his third Chinese Super League goal.

# china - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days Freedom Of Speech

In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days

Under the new law, the song can no longer be used as background music in public places.

# china - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation Mixed Message

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan UN Security Council

North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan

North Korea’s only major ally said “we are going to make a necessary response”.

# china - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers' Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

# china - Monday 14 August, 2017

A Chinese businessman has just bought Southampton for €220 million

It’s being reported that Gao Jisheng has acquired an 80% stake in the club.

# china - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least 36 people killed in bus crash in China Qinling Tunnel

At least 36 people killed in bus crash in China

There were 49 people on board, including two children.

# china - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China Derry

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China

Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

# china - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level' United Nations

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# china - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# china - Friday 4 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 14 million Chinese to see Game of Thrones promotion for Northern Ireland Winter Is Coming

14 million Chinese to see Game of Thrones promotion for Northern Ireland

Tourism Ireland in China has teamed up with HBO Asia for season 7 of Game of Thrones.

# china - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test Warning Signs

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

# china - Friday 21 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks Banned

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

# china - Monday 17 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President Ah Eeyor Leave It Out

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President

Comments referencing Pooh’s Chinese name turned up error messages saying the user could not proceed because “this content is illegal”.

# china - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator? Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# china - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody Liu Xiaobo

China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody

The Nobel committee said that China’s government “bears a heavy responsibility” for his death.

# china - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now? Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# china - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy' LGBT Rights

Gay man sues mental hospital in China over forced 'conversion therapy'

He was forced to take medicine and receive injections.

# china - Friday 30 June, 2017

Jim McGuinness to leave Celtic for assistant manager role in China

The Donegal man and former Bayer Leverkusen boss Roger Schmidt seem to have bonded over their appreciation of very ‘direct and intense football’.

# china - Monday 26 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer China

Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.

# china - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China Yulin

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

# china - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Over 140 people feared buried after landslide swallows Chinese village Rescue Operation

Over 140 people feared buried after landslide swallows Chinese village

Huge boulders came down on homes when the side of a mountain collapsed.

# china - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Seven killed, dozens injured after explosion in Chinese playschool Xuzhou

Seven killed, dozens injured after explosion in Chinese playschool

Images circulating online showed that the force of the blast tore people’s clothes off.

# china - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing China Eastern Airlines

Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing

Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.

# china - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Angry tourists have sparked a 'toilet revolution' in China Loo-king Good

Angry tourists have sparked a 'toilet revolution' in China

Over 70,000 public toilets are being upgraded after there were complaints at tourist sites.

# china - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Farmers use maggots to tackle China's mountain of food waste Rubbish

Farmers use maggots to tackle China's mountain of food waste

There is a lot of money to be made from maggot animal feed and manure.

From TheJournal.ie US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all' Nuclear Weapons

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# china - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Left field: Lionel Messi is opening his own theme park in China

The ‘Messi Experience Park’ is expected to open in 2019.

# china - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos' Roadspace

China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos'

More than three million rental bikes have been placed on Chinese streets.

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