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# china - Yesterday’s News

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# china - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# china - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Shopping mall home to 'world's saddest bear' refuses wildlife park offer

Photos of Pizza show the polar bear lying listlessly in a gloomy, windowless room while visitors crowd around with phones.

# china - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'Gay conversion' in China: Kidnapped, taken to hospital and fed with medication

One man, who is suing people for taking him to an institution, spoke about his experience.

# china - Friday 23 September, 2016

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

# china - Thursday 15 September, 2016

A gigantic inflatable moon is causing havoc in China

Footage broadcast by state television showed the inflatable lunar orb bowling over traffic in the city, blown by the typhoon’s winds of 105 miles per hour.

# china - Monday 12 September, 2016

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge High Way This post contains videos

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

# china - Sunday 11 September, 2016

As China's divorce rates surge, 'mistress hunters' are being hired to end affairs

“My goal is to prevent divorces,” said Shu Xin, founder of the mistress hunter service.

# china - Saturday 10 September, 2016

North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'

The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.

# china - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# china - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou Out The Back Door This post contains videos

Power games: China didn't make things easy for Barack Obama landing in Hangzhou

There was no staircase and there were squabbles with the US media.

# china - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'This is our country!' says Chinese official as Obama lands for G20

The G20 Summit officially begins tomorrow.

The world's longest glass bridge has closed after visitors flock to see it

Officials say the bridge is getting “an internal system upgrade”.

# china - Monday 22 August, 2016

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

# china - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 Chinese athlete wins silver medal, accepts marriage proposal from teammate Romance This post contains videos

Chinese athlete wins silver medal, accepts marriage proposal from teammate

Shi Tingmao claimed gold for China in Sunday’s 3m springboard diving final, but was relegated to third wheel.

# china - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Explosion at a Chinese power station kills 21 people

The blast occurred just before the first anniversary of giant explosions at Tianjin, that killed at least 165 people.

# china - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee

Staff eventually noticed that the 31-year-old backpacker was unusually well-dressed for an asylum-seeker.

# china - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris

Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.

# china - Monday 1 August, 2016

Friends kickstart fundraising drive after Irish woman seriously injured in China

Lydia Daly-Shorten was involved in an accident in Guangdong on Saturday.

# china - Saturday 30 July, 2016

The last Video Cassette Recorder EVER is about to roll off the production line in Japan...

The videotape format has been in almost constant decline for nearly two decades.

# china - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

This man is hoping to tighten his grip on one of the world's biggest economies

China’s leaders will hold a meeting in October.

# china - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger at safari park

The attack took place at Beijing Badaling Wildlife World on Saturday.

# china - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From The42 China chaos has Mourinho pining for home comforts Inconvenience

China chaos has Mourinho pining for home comforts

The Red Devils take on Man City at 12.30pm Irish time tomorrow.

# china - Saturday 23 July, 2016

These pictures of pandas will improve your day Black And White This post contains images

These pictures of pandas will improve your day

A big promise. Delivered.

# china - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 Zlatan to stay in LA as Mourinho's United head for China I Am Exempt

Zlatan to stay in LA as Mourinho's United head for China

But Wayne Rooney, Marcus Rashford, Chris Smalling, David De Gea and Paddy McNair will travel for the pre-season tour despite playing in Euro 2016.

From The42 Oblivious pedestrian causes The Great Fall of China Road Rage

Oblivious pedestrian causes The Great Fall of China

A spectator looking to cross the road caused a massive crash at the Tour of Qinghai Lake.

# china - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters

An international tribunal’s ruling over claims to the South China Sea is likely to ratchet up tensions.

# china - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# china - Friday 24 June, 2016

'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98

Whole villages were levelled and huge trees felled when winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour struck around Yancheng city.

# china - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Video shows Chinese bank staff being spanked for poor performance

The video of four men and four women being spanked at a training session has triggered outrage.

# china - Sunday 19 June, 2016

A new Disneyland has opened in Shanghai

The park is a $5.5 billion (€4.9 billion) investment in promoting tourism and other service industries in China.

# china - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Blast from homemade explosive injures four in Shanghai airport

The explosion sparked a major security alert at Pudong Airport.

# china - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Chinese firm apologises for massively racist detergent ad after global uproar Whitewash This post contains videos

Chinese firm apologises for massively racist detergent ad after global uproar

The company had at first defended the ad.

# china - Monday 23 May, 2016

5,000-year-old beer recipe found on ancient Chinese pottery

New research suggests that barley made its way to China about 1,000 years earlier than previously believed.

# china - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Ancient Chinese letter sells at Beijing auction for €27 million

A film mogul splashed out a record amount of money for the letter, which is 124 characters long.

# china - Monday 16 May, 2016

Pavement stones glued down to prevent Hong Kong protesters from using them as missiles

Security measures are being stepped up ahead of a high-level Chinese visit.

# china - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

China is going to release the last Tiananmen Square protest prisoner

Miao Deshun will be released in October after nearly three decades in jail.

# china - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The42 It's red Leicester thanks to China's number one fan WATCHING FROM AFAR

It's red Leicester thanks to China's number one fan

Zhang Tianbo has never seen a Premier League match live or even set foot outside China.

# china - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

These international problems could seriously wreck Ireland's economic plans

The Department of Finance is predicting big growth, but only if everything goes as it wants it to.

# china - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Robot waiters did such a terrible job they forced two restaurants to close

The robots were not able to carry soup or other foods steadily and broke down freqently.

# china - Friday 8 April, 2016

Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel

The victim is accosted by an apparently drunken man while other guests and even hotel staff walk blithely past.

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