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# beijing - Today’s News


# beijing - Yesterday’s News

From The42 There’s a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing’s Winter Olympics… there’s no snow! Dry Run

There’s a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing’s Winter Olympics… there’s no snow!

Some of the big highlights of the 2022 games will take place on man-made snow.

From The42 Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games Winter Is Coming

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games

It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.


# beijing - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015 Around The World

From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015

Paul Mannion may return to Jim Gavin’s squad.

# beijing - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals

“A doll’s perfection is derived from mathematical calculations, but it will never be more beautiful than a woman because she has a soul, expresses emotions and shows reaction.”

# beijing - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

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

# beijing - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Three Irish lads are driving from Nenagh to Beijing for their friend’s wedding Miles And Miles

Three Irish lads are driving from Nenagh to Beijing for their friend’s wedding

They’re doing it all for charity, because they’re great sports.

# beijing - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Women-only subways are being considered in China

It comes after pink parking spaces – 30 centimeters wider then usual – were introduced for the alleged struggles women have parking in narrow spaces.

# beijing - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President

Michael D Higgins is in China as part of a week-long State visit

# beijing - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# beijing - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From Business ETC WATCH: Chinese-speaking Mark Zuckerberg leaves audience amazed (and in stitches) This Charming Man

# beijing - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

China executed 2,400 people last year … that’s a drop of 20 per cent on 2012

The total for the rest of the world combined was 778 people in 2013, according to Amnesty International.

# beijing - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The42 Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog Fitness

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

You don’t get this in the Phoenix Park.

# beijing - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Hong Kong’s leader to protesters: ‘I will not resign’

He held a press conference just minutes before a midnight deadline set by protesters demanding his resignation expired.

# beijing - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong’s student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

# beijing - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From Business ETC Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe Antitrust

Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe

Officials of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited four of Microsoft’s offices as part of enquiries into Windows’ dominant position in the country.

# beijing - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The42 The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022 Short-list

# beijing - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend Female Trouble

Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend

He wanted to show her how wealthy he had become since they broke up. Cool?

# beijing - Monday 19 May, 2014

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.

# beijing - Friday 25 April, 2014

Airline says ten staff members were held for hours by MH370 relatives

The staff members where held for more than ten hours in a hotel as relatives got increasingly frustrated with the lack of information about their relatives.

# beijing - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing’s Forbidden City – before it starts limiting visitors

The incredible Forbidden City was closed off to visitors for hundreds of years.

# beijing - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Forget Paris, these are the world’s most polluted cities

More than two million people die every year from breathing indoor and outdoor particle pollution.

# beijing - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Terrorism looking less likely as mystery of plane disappearance deepens

The announcement form the internationl police force comes as searches have completely shifted their focus to opposite Malaysian coast.

# beijing - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Two passengers on Malaysia plane had stolen EU passports

Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed that names of two nationals listed on the manifest matched passports reported stolen in Thailand.

# beijing - Monday 3 March, 2014

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs “confession”

The missionary had been detained last month for distributing religious material.

# beijing - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

PHOTOS: No masks in stock as Beijing pollution goes off the charts

The World Health Organisation has said the toxic air has created a crisis.

# beijing - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials

Officials in China say there are new hopes that the Jade Rabbit lunar rover can be repaired after suffering a malfunction.

# beijing - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China

John Walsh, who was 39, had been working as ‘Lead Shaper’ at the Happy Valley club near Beijing since May.

# beijing - Friday 27 September, 2013

# beijing - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

# beijing - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect

A Hong Kong-based eye expert has offered to treat the boy for free after his eyes were removed in a field.

# beijing - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge At least this isn’t your morning commute Next Stop Please This post contains videos

At least this isn’t your morning commute

Sorry, sorry, can I just… sorry…

# beijing - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport

Apart from the man in the wheelchair, no other injuries were caused by the explosion.

# beijing - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Ceann Comhairle to meet China’s president tomorrow

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

# beijing - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Photos: The 25 best skylines in the world

From Tokyo to Chicago, and everything in between, here are some of the most stunning skylines from around the world.

# beijing - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group

The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

# beijing - Saturday 16 March, 2013

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971

China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.

# beijing - Friday 15 March, 2013

Sky News reporter broadcasts arrest live on TV

The reporter said he and his team were detained due to an issue with displaying the passes they needed to film in the area.

# beijing - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# beijing - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# beijing - Friday 28 December, 2012

China tightens internet controls, forces users to register their real names

The new rules follow anonymous online postings which accused Chinese officials of misconduct in office. The government claims the law is aimed at protecting users’ personal information.

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