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#China

# china - Today’s News

Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is

There could be an influx of visitors from the Asian country.

# china - 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.

# china - Monday 27 July, 2015

Chinese woman manages to save her son but is killed by shopping centre escalator collapse

The accident has been shared widely on Chinese social media.

# china - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

It looks like Taylor Swift might be going head-to-head with the Chinese government

The difficulty relates to the ’1989’ title of the singer’s tour and album.

# china - Saturday 18 July, 2015

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now

It ranges from Isis to climate change.

# china - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Almost a million people have been evacuated from China’s east coast

Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.

# china - Friday 10 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge It seems a Tipperary man has gotten a gig as a translator on Chinese news… COYBIG

It seems a Tipperary man has gotten a gig as a translator on Chinese news…

The Irish pronunciation of ‘urinal’ has made it to China.

# china - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From Business ETC China could be slipping into a crisis ‘far bigger than anything in Greece’ Stocks

China could be slipping into a crisis ‘far bigger than anything in Greece’

More than half of companies have suspended trading on the stock market.

# china - Monday 6 July, 2015

Here’s how a chicken could one day save thousands of lives

Or a fish, board, or even a toad.

# china - Sunday 21 June, 2015

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching

They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.

# china - Friday 19 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The latest body shaming ‘collarbone challenge’ is already being ripped to shreds Weibno

# china - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The ‘belly button challenge’ is taking over the internet – but what is it? Explainer

The ‘belly button challenge’ is taking over the internet – but what is it?

This massive social media trend is just getting started.

# china - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Chinese man sues movie star for staring at him too intensely through the TV

He’s claiming “spiritual damage.”

# china - Monday 8 June, 2015

From Business ETC China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students Gaokao

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

Thousands of police officers have been deployed to exam centres.

# china - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek’s Enterprise

The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.

Calls for ‘death sentence’ for doomed ship’s captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

# china - Friday 5 June, 2015

A cyber-attack has left four million US government staff in serious trouble

China says that it didn’t do it.

“No possibility” of survivors as 442 feared dead on board sunken ship

Just 14 people were rescued when the Eastern Star went down on Monday.

# china - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Families hope for a miracle to save passengers trapped in overturned cruise ship

Just 32 bodies have been recovered so far.

# china - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From Business ETC KFC is suing over claims it uses chickens with eight legs and six wings Chinese Whispers

KFC is suing over claims it uses chickens with eight legs and six wings

The company blames three Chinese companies for trying to tarnish its reputation.

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# china - Sunday 31 May, 2015

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you take it easy.

# china - Sunday 24 May, 2015

China is about to open a terrifying 984-foot-high glass bottom bridge

Would you dare? Our stomachs are lurching at the mere thought of it.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

# china - Friday 22 May, 2015

From Business ETC The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard Lager Than Life

The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard

It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.

# china - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health

The figures have been labelled as “shocking”.

A Chinese woman is being told to have an abortion or she will be fired

The woman is five months pregnant.

# china - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

# china - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned

Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.

# china - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to

You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.

# china - Sunday 10 May, 2015

This company is bringing 12,000 of its employees on holiday to France Well For Some This post contains a poll

This company is bringing 12,000 of its employees on holiday to France

When was the last time your job brought you away somewhere nice?

# china - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From Business ETC Australia’s economy is in for a rocky ride Wipeout

Australia’s economy is in for a rocky ride

The country’s central bank cut interest rates to a record low today.

# china - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Ryanair has just been robbed to the tune of €4.6 million

The low budget carrier has had funds hacked from an account via a Chinese bank.

# china - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From Business ETC There wasn’t a mention of Apple Watch sales by Tim Cook today Tick Tick Tick

There wasn’t a mention of Apple Watch sales by Tim Cook today

The company is still a money-generating machine of course.

# china - Thursday 23 April, 2015

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

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

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

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

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

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

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