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# 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.

# china - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From Business ETC China’s richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune Rags To Riches

China’s richest woman went from the factory floor to a billion-dollar fortune

Zhou Qunfei made her money selling tech companies touchscreen glass.

# china - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The42 China’s communist government have declared 66 golf courses ‘illegal’ Way Harsh

China’s communist government have declared 66 golf courses ‘illegal’

The ruling party have long had an ambivalent relationship with the sport.

# china - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save Love Hurts

Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save

That’s one way of sorting it out. Not a good way, but one way.

# china - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates Yo Ho Ho

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates

Those who pirated an earlier version of Windows will be allowed to upgrade to Windows 10.

# china - Monday 9 March, 2015

This country became the world’s biggest weapons buyer last year

It may not be the place you expected.

# china - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Which countries execute people? And how do they do it?

There were 3,000 estimated executions last year.

# china - Friday 20 February, 2015

From Business ETC After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef Sane Cows

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

# china - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Argentina’s president makes fun of the Chinese accent – while on visit to China

China’s government did not comment on the incident but there were plenty of other critics both at home and in China.

# china - Monday 2 February, 2015

Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald’s

The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.

# china - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge ‘Dead’ man shocks family by coming back to life at funeral, crying Surprise Surprise

‘Dead’ man shocks family by coming back to life at funeral, crying

You’d cry too if your family were about to bury you alive.

# china - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC How Apple just had its biggest few months EVER Ch-ching

How Apple just had its biggest few months EVER

Amazingly, a €15 billion profit wasn’t the only point of interest from Apple’s most successful quarter.

# china - Monday 26 January, 2015

From Business ETC Which country is buying the most iPhones? (Hint: It’s not the US) Turning Point

Which country is buying the most iPhones? (Hint: It’s not the US)

Apple’s home turf is selling a lot of iPhones – but not enough to topple the current champ.

# china - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The42 Tim Cahill is back scoring spectacular goals Eat My Goal

Tim Cahill is back scoring spectacular goals

The Asia Cup favourites beat China 2-0 this morning.

# china - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok) Flying The Flag

IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)

The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.

# china - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC China’s stock market has taken a massive hammering today. Here’s why… Shanghaied

China’s stock market has taken a massive hammering today. Here’s why…

The country’s government wants to put the brakes on debt-fuelled spending.

# china - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Will Ireland get into China’s multi-billion euro beef market? We’ll find out soon

Chinese officials visited meat plants late last year. A report is now being compiled.

# china - Friday 16 January, 2015

Don’t panic, World War III hasn’t actually started

Hackers used Twitter accounts of major news organisations to claim the US and China were firing missiles at one another. They’re definitely not.

# china - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body No Phone Zone

Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body

But his plan was foolproof! Foolproof, we tell you!

# china - Monday 12 January, 2015

Police shoot six people dead after they ‘tried to detonate bombs’

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion

According to the National Health and Family Planning Commission – nearly half a million people are living with HIV/AIDS in China.

# china - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From Business ETC Sony delays the Playstation 4′s launch in China Delays

Sony delays the Playstation 4′s launch in China

The console was originally due to launch on 11 January, but has been delayed because of ‘various factors.’

From The42 In North Korea, enjoying football is ‘taboo’ Different Culture

In North Korea, enjoying football is ‘taboo’

The country’s public relations officer has revealed the squad’s overpowering sense of duty to their people is greater than any pleasure derived from playing the game.

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