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#China

# china - Yesterday’s News

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.

# china - Monday 31 August, 2015

Another huge blast rocks chemical factory in China

No injuries have been reported as of yet.

# china - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge And the award for Most Shocking Headline of the Day goes to… Get In The Sea

# china - Thursday 27 August, 2015

WATCH: Massive sinkhole swallows five people at bus stop in China China This post contains videos

WATCH: Massive sinkhole swallows five people at bus stop in China

No one was killed in the incident but four people sustained minor injuries.

# china - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Woman downs bottle of cognac because she couldn’t take it aboard flight

Let’s file this under ‘bad idea’.

# china - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Does the ‘great fall of China’ mean it’s time to stockpile canned goods? Some seem to think so

A former top UK government adviser has some dire predictions for the global economy.

# china - Monday 24 August, 2015

From Business ETC China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold Black Monday

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold

Today was ‘black Monday’ for Asian stocks – and Ireland wasn’t immune from the fallout.

From Business ETC Tim Cook says Apple is fine despite China’s market problems Reassurance

Tim Cook says Apple is fine despite China’s market problems

Its stock fell by more than 20% amid fears that China’s slowdown could hurt Apple’s growth there.

# china - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times

It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.

From The42 How on earth did Demba Ba escape a red card after this? Demba's Bad

How on earth did Demba Ba escape a red card after this?

The ex-Chelsea striker went a bit Conor McGregor…

Inside the PR machine – how Ireland’s top universities recruit Chinese students

International tuition fees have become an important source of revenue for cash-strapped Irish universities.

# china - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast Rescued This post contains videos

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

# china - Friday 14 August, 2015

China blast: Terrifying footage of explosion emerges, but what do we know so far? Tianjin This post contains videos

China blast: Terrifying footage of explosion emerges, but what do we know so far?

Questions over government transparency are also being asked.

# china - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed Tianjin This post contains videos

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

# china - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

At least 13 dead, hundreds injured as massive explosion rocks Chinese city China This post contains videos

At least 13 dead, hundreds injured as massive explosion rocks Chinese city

One hospital worker told the Beijing News that there were “too many new patients to count”.

# china - Saturday 8 August, 2015

China has just got its first Catholic bishop in three years

“I’m glad he is becoming our bishop. He has a very deep faith and I know he will be able to accomplish his ministry well.”

# china - Saturday 1 August, 2015

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

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

# china - Friday 31 July, 2015

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.

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