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# china - Today’s News

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# china - Friday 29 August, 2014

Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China

The number of people living with dementia has more than doubled from about 3.68 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in 2010.

# china - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Live birth broadcast cancelled after panda fakes pregnancy to get more food

Ai Hin had her eye on an air conditioned room and around-the-clock care.

# china - Monday 25 August, 2014

China not backing down in ‘spy plane’ row with US

The US says a Chinese fighter flew to around 9 metres from an American military plane in a “very dangerous” intercept…

# china - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Why is China so dependent on c-sections?

A new paper reckons its too dependent, even.

# china - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Plane forced to circle above airport ‘because air traffic controllers fell asleep’ Sleeping On The Job

# china - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is the punishment for not dipping your headlights in one Chinese city Deeply Dippy

Here is the punishment for not dipping your headlights in one Chinese city

You get forced to stare into police high-beams. Yes, really.

# china - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From Business ETC Chinese regulators are cracking down on foreign companies, and they’re not happy about it Crackdown

Chinese regulators are cracking down on foreign companies, and they’re not happy about it

Foreign companies are complaining that China is using regulatory measures to hamper them and promote local competitors instead.

# china - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker Displaced

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation

The government is distributing food and water which is given to old people and children first.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# china - Monday 4 August, 2014

‘Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication’

So far, 398 people have been confirmed dead and 1,801 injured.

From Business ETC China regulator warns Microsoft not to obstruct its investigation Tread Lightly

China regulator warns Microsoft not to obstruct its investigation

Chinese regulators are investigating Microsoft after it was suspected of violating the country’s anti-monopoly law since June 2013.

# china - Sunday 3 August, 2014

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

China places official death toll of ‘gang attack’ at 96

37 civilians and 59 “terrorists” were killed in the incident last week in Xinjiang.

# china - Saturday 2 August, 2014

This Wexford man walked 10,000 miles through China in 1914 to find his family

Dr Hadden survived 2,000 people throwing “clods of earth” at him during one point in his journey…

# china - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Peaches are being sold with tiny knickers on them in China Feeling Peachy

Peaches are being sold with tiny knickers on them in China

ALL the fruit have lovely bottoms.

# china - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Chinese officials build right-angled running track Oops
From Business ETC Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe Antitrust

Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe

Officials of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited four of Microsoft’s offices as part of enquiries into Windows’ dominant position in the country.

# china - Monday 28 July, 2014

Opinion: Twinning with China – money maker or moral maze?

Waterford and Haikou City are bonding over the racehorse industry… but should they make it official?

Some McDonald’s restaurants have stopped selling… burgers

No burgers in McDonald’s? People have to order the Filet-O-Fish, which we all know is just wrong.

# china - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot

Some 30,000 people have been kept inside the city of Yumen for a week.

China detains five over expired meat sold to McDonald’s, KFC

US food supplier OSI is caught up in scandal involving out-of-date meat being mixed with fresh product or re-labelled.

From The Daily Edge China wants to censor a giant inflatable toad Toadally Uncool

China wants to censor a giant inflatable toad

This is a thing that is happening.

# china - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

McNuggets in Japan and Starbucks dragged into out-of-date meat scandal KFC

McNuggets in Japan and Starbucks dragged into out-of-date meat scandal

An investigation is currently underway in Japan over the sale of out-of-date meat.

From Business ETC Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones Iphone 6

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones

4.7 inch and 5.5 inch models will enter production in the coming weeks.

# china - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant Investigation

Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

# china - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Business ETC Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

# china - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Little boy adorably comforts girl on their first day of school Good Friends

Little boy adorably comforts girl on their first day of school

“Don’t worry, I’ll protect you.”

# china - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend Female Trouble

Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend

He wanted to show her how wealthy he had become since they broke up. Cool?

# china - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Opinion: The deepening relationship between Ireland and China

Even by the standards of the last four decades, China is now in a period of great change – and its continuing rise offers new opportunities for Ireland.

Man dies after staying up too long to watch the World Cup

The issue of exhaustion during football events is an ongoing problem in China.

# china - Monday 16 June, 2014

New visa to let Chinese and Indian tourists travel freely between Ireland and UK

The current system means these tourists need two visas if they want to leave here for Northern Ireland or Britain but that will all change this autumn.

# china - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC How many new millionaires were created last year? Money Money Money

How many new millionaires were created last year?

There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.

# china - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

What happened to Tiananmen Square’s famous – but anonymous – Tank Man?

“Maybe he was killed, maybe he was thrown in prison, maybe he went abroad, but it doesn’t matter any more.”

# china - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kid uses dad’s passport as a colouring book, gets them stuck in South Korea Art Attack

# china - Friday 23 May, 2014

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria – despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# china - Thursday 22 May, 2014

China and Russia veto UN bringing Syria to court for war crimes

The Security Council wants to bring the crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes.

VIDEO: Two men save baby after it falls out window

The neighbours spotted the baby after it crawled out of the window to look for its mother.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Morning. Less than 24 hours left to go before polls open… Excited? Never mind, here’s the roundup…

Street market explosion kills 31 people in China

The local government said, the bloodiest in a series of violent incidents blamed on radical separatist Muslims.

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