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#China

# china - Today’s News

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

# china - Friday 20 April, 2018

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

# china - Monday 16 April, 2018

After 18 years, China has opened its markets to Irish beef

Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled in the last three decades.

# china - Saturday 14 April, 2018

The rush to sell Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' (fish bladders) in China is pushing two species toward extinction

Totoaba swim bladders can sell for up to over €16,000 in China.

# china - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Chinese baby born four years after parents died in car crash

“He’s always smiling,” the baby’s grandmother said.

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# china - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

# china - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defunct Chinese space station plunges back to Earth over South Pacific

The remote location of its landing made it difficult for stargazers to witness the event.

China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products

The tariffs follow weeks of rhetoric that has raised fears of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

# china - Friday 30 March, 2018

Chinese space station set to plummet back to Earth in the coming days

Chinese authorities said it will offer a “splendid” show similar to a meteor shower.

# china - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# china - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Debris from space station hurtling towards Earth not expected to hit populated areas

One expert said the odds of being struck by space debris are 10 million times less likely than getting hit by lightening.

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China

The meeting would dismiss suggestions that China has been sidelined by North Korea holding summits with the US and South Korea.

# china - Sunday 25 March, 2018

China's building the world's fastest wind tunnel to test planes ... and possibly missiles

The 265-metre-long tunnel can be used to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel 25 times the speed of sound.

# china - Friday 23 March, 2018

'We're not afraid of a trade war': China hits back and threatens US with tariffs

Yesterday, Donald Trump hit China with tariffs of up to $60 billion of imports.

# china - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'The first of many' - Trump hits China with tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports

The move sent stocks diving amid rising market fears the United States could provoke a trade war.

# china - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Irish globetrotters will soon have their choice of Chinese cities to fly to

Flights to Hong Kong and Beijing are both starting in June.

# china - Sunday 11 March, 2018

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life

The parliament voted 2,958 in favour and two against abolishing presidential term limits.

# china - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The42 Atletico Madrid duo became the latest stars to move to China Pastures New

Atletico Madrid duo became the latest stars to move to China

Nicolas Gaitan and Yannick Ferreira Carrasco will line up in the Chinese Superleague with Daliam Yinfang.

# china - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

China wants US man 'severely punished' after thumb stolen from ancient Terracotta Warrior

The man is alleged to have snuck into the closed exhibit and took a selfie with the terracotta figure before stealing the thumb.

# china - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Buzzfeed has joined forces with a massive Beijing firm to bring its content to China

Bytedance will select what it broadcasts of BuzzFeed’s content to avoid the wrath of Chinese censors.

# china - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Canadian professor accused of spying for China and acquiring 'very sensitive information'

Ishiang Shih’s brother was arrested by the FBI last week.

Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China

The same technique was used to clone Dolly the Sheep.

# china - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From The42 Mascherano leaves Barcelona to link up with former Man City boss in China Making A Fortune

Mascherano leaves Barcelona to link up with former Man City boss in China

The Argentina midfielder is joining Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune.

# china - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From The42 Mascherano leaving Barcelona after seven seasons to head to China Stalwart

Mascherano leaving Barcelona after seven seasons to head to China

The Catalan giants have announced the Argentine international is departing in this window.

# china - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

# china - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# china - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

# china - Monday 8 January, 2018

Massive oil tanker 'in danger of exploding' off Chinese coast as 32 sailors remain missing

The crisis began on Saturday when the Iranian tanker collided with a Hong Kong-registered freighter.

# china - Friday 5 January, 2018

From The42 A year on from being made the world's best-paid player, Tevez poised to end miserable China spell Wantaway

A year on from being made the world's best-paid player, Tevez poised to end miserable China spell

The former Manchester United striker could seal a return to Boca Juniors.

# china - Friday 29 December, 2017

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# china - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea

China has backed UN sanctions on North Korea that restrict oil supplies.

# china - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From The42 Boyhood club Boca shut down claims of imminent Tevez return from China Say Nothing

Boyhood club Boca shut down claims of imminent Tevez return from China

The Argentine side say they are ‘oblivious to any negotiation’ that may exist between Tevez and Shanghai Shenhua over his contract.

# china - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

“They are chasing people away from apartments and smashing things.”

# china - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# china - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

# china - Saturday 25 November, 2017

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

# china - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 Taxing times loom for Carlos Tevez and China's wantaway foreign stars Very Homesick Boy

Taxing times loom for Carlos Tevez and China's wantaway foreign stars

The transfer levy greatly stymied the Chinese league’s spending in the summer.

# china - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Criminal investigation launched after 14-year-old Russian dies following Shanghai Fashion Week

Investigators in the Perm region where Vlada Dzyuba lived are looking in to whether her death was caused by negligence.

China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom

Almost 12 million Chinese babies were born in the first eight months of the year.

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