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Beijing

# 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 The Score 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

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.

# beijing - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Score Fair play to Flintoff but it was more like white-collar boxing – Ken Egan National Focus

Fair play to Flintoff but it was more like white-collar boxing – Ken Egan

The Olympic Silver Medallist is hoping to dethrone Joe Ward in the national championships next February.

# beijing - Thursday 15 November, 2012

China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm

A fine Gaelic footballer when he visited Ireland earlier this year, Xi is now tasked with leading China for the next ten years.

# beijing - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path

It is expected the Vice President be announced the party’s top leader tomorrow.

# beijing - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet’s Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# beijing - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The Score Cummings wins, but Martin reclaims crown in Beijing Results

Cummings wins, but Martin reclaims crown in Beijing

In addition, Norwegian Boasson Hagen’s finish helped him seal third place in the overall standings in Beijing.

# beijing - Friday 12 October, 2012

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.

# beijing - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The Score O’Connor takes top prize in Beijing Ride On

O’Connor takes top prize in Beijing

Cian O’Connor rode a double clear round to win at the FEI World Cup Jumping China League on Wednesday.

# beijing - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The Score Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

# beijing - Monday 24 September, 2012

China: Policeman embroiled in Bo Xilai scandal gets 15 years in jail

Wang Lijun was sentenced to 15 years in prison earlier today for bribery and abuse of power. He had exposed the scandal that has rocked China’s ruling Communist Party.

# beijing - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: 3D paintings of Pinocchio, the Hulk and Marilyn Art This post contains images

In photos: 3D paintings of Pinocchio, the Hulk and Marilyn

New exhibition marks celebration of Korean-Chinese diplomatic relations – with some interesting themes…

# beijing - Monday 20 August, 2012

China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder

Gu Kailai was found guilty of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a crime she had confessed to, and given the death penalty with two years’ reprieve in a case which has rocked China.

# beijing - Saturday 4 August, 2012

North Korean leader’s wife ‘charming’, says sushi chef

The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.

# beijing - Saturday 28 July, 2012

China raises Beijing storm toll to 77 after outcry

The death toll of Beijing’s flash floods has been raised after public questioning of the tally.

# beijing - Friday 27 July, 2012

Chinese politician’s wife charged with murder of British businessman

The case has brought to light a messy political scandal that has caused concern in China’s leadership.

# beijing - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods Censorship This post contains images

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.

# beijing - Monday 23 July, 2012

37 dead in China’s worst flooding in over 60 years

Beijing residents have been highly critical of what they believe to be poor drainage systems and insufficient warnings.

# beijing - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Ten die in record rains in Beijing

The death toll across China has reached 20.

# beijing - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: the best highlights from the Beijing Olympics London 2012

VIDEO: the best highlights from the Beijing Olympics

If you’re not already in the Olympics frame of mind, this will have you pumped and ready for London.

# beijing - Friday 20 July, 2012

China: Artist Ai loses appeal against tax fine

Ai Weiwei – a vocal critic of China’s government – had decried the ruling, saying it an attempt to silence him.

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