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# china - Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

# china - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game

“I feel like his game is more and more like the ‘Go god’. Really, it is brilliant,” the player said.

# china - Monday 22 May, 2017

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years

Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russia.

# china - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

# china - Saturday 13 May, 2017

China to introduce tough measures to ensure national anthem is sung at the right tempo

There are already laws in place to ban it being sung at parties, weddings and funerals.

# china - Friday 12 May, 2017

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# china - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

China releases human rights lawyer after 'show trial'

Xie Yang, who was arrested in 2015, pleaded guilty to charges of “inciting subversion of state power”.

# china - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The42 Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match Chopsticks

Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match

Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns face off in Shanghai this month.

# china - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# china - Sunday 23 April, 2017

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# china - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump has been absolutely raking it in since her father became president

Despite no longer managing her brand, Trump’s businesses have been filing trademarks left, right, and centre, notably in China.

# china - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 Paul Dunne continues rich vein of form with strong start in China Backing Up

Paul Dunne continues rich vein of form with strong start in China

The Greystones golfer is just four shots behind first-round leader Bubba Watson at the Shenzhen International.

# china - Friday 14 April, 2017

China warns that 'conflict could break out at any moment' over North Korea

The country warned there would be ‘no winner’ in any war, as tensions soar with the US.

# china - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

# china - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# china - Monday 3 April, 2017

Donald Trump: 'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'

Trump spoke on the matter ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

# china - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The story of the hundreds of Irish men and women who left Ireland for China up to 100 years ago

The producer of a TG4 documentary series says the story is largely unknown to the Irish public.

# china - Saturday 25 March, 2017

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The donkey gelatin industry is said to be worth millions of dollars in China, which is now looking to Africa to satisfy new demand.

# china - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# china - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Chinese man arrested for allegedly stealing 80 dinosaur eggs

The fossilized eggs were being held by a collector. .

# china - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch

Further opportunities to boost Ireland’s business relationship with China are expected post-Brexit.

# china - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

# china - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Wild Atlantic Way voted best driving route at Chinese awards ceremony

Tourism Ireland said that with so many choices for tourists, the award was a positive signal for the country’s tourism industry.

# china - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 'Happiness more important than money' - AC Milan star rejects €12 million-a-year China approach Transfer News

'Happiness more important than money' - AC Milan star rejects €12 million-a-year China approach

Carlos Bacca has turned down a massive offer from Asia with under a week to go in the Chinese Super League’s transfer window.

From The42 Rooney pledges future to Man United amid rumours of move to China Wayne's World

Rooney pledges future to Man United amid rumours of move to China

The club’s record goalscorer wants to remain a part of the Red Devils’ push for success this season.

# china - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Eight killed in knife attack on Chinese crowd

Beijing regularly accuses what it calls exiled Uighur separatist groups such as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement of orchestrating attacks in the region.

# china - Friday 10 February, 2017

Experts say Donald Trump has "come to his senses" after friendly phone call with China

The US President has reaffirmed his country’s ‘One China’ policy.

# china - Thursday 9 February, 2017

China police rescue 32 trafficked Vietnamese brides

Farmers see “buying” a woman from abroad as cheaper than paying a dowry for a Chinese bride.

# china - Sunday 5 February, 2017

13-year-old girl dies after being thrown from ride at China amusement park

It is reported the girl’s family reached a compensation agreement with the park.

# china - Monday 30 January, 2017

From The42 One last big China move and more talking points ahead of Transfer Deadline Day Analysis

One last big China move and more talking points ahead of Transfer Deadline Day

Plus, will there be any further deals involving Republic of Ireland internationals?

# china - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea

Trump has antagonised China for showing his support for Taiwan on the issue.

# china - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Here's what's happening for Dublin's Chinese New Year

One in twenty adults in Ireland will celebrate Chinese New Year over the next two weeks.

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