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# china - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions In The Drink This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions

The four-time Major winner shot a five-over par round in Shanghai.

Knife-wielding woman attacks and injures 14 children in Chinese kindergarten

The 39-year-old assailant used a kitchen knife to slash students while they were returning to the classroom.

# china - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns

# china - Monday 22 October, 2018

World's longest sea bridge finally set to open this week

Construction of the massive Chinese project began nearly a decade ago and it has been dogged by delays.

# china - Friday 19 October, 2018

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety

Meng Hongwei, also a Chinese vice public security minister, went missing on a trip to China last month.

# china - Monday 8 October, 2018

China says former Interpol chief who went missing last month is under investigation for bribery

Meng Hongwei was reported missing after leaving France for China last month.

# china - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Interpol chief hasn't been seen since September - China won't say where he is

It is the latest high-profile disappearance in China.

# china - Friday 5 October, 2018

The Chinese head of Interpol has gone missing

Meng Hongwei is reportedly being detained for questioning in his home country.

# china - Friday 28 September, 2018

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

# china - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Trump accuses China of meddling in US elections as payback for their growing trade war

A gavel-wielding Trump at the UN Security Council accused Beijing of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm elections.

# china - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports

The tariffs include a bewildering variety of products from baseball gloves to bamboo mats.

# china - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines

Mainland China is next in the storm’s path.

# china - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims Philippines This post contains videos

# china - Sunday 2 September, 2018

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies

The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.

# china - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

China looks set to scrap its two-child policy by 2020

Removing the limit could spell the end of nearly 40 years of restrictions on having children.

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

# china - Saturday 25 August, 2018

19 dead and 23 injured in China hotel fire

The hotel’s owner had been detained for questioning by police, the official Xinhua news agency has reported.

# china - Thursday 23 August, 2018

US imposes steep tariffs on $16 billion of Chinese goods

China said it will “continue to make the necessary counter-attacks”.

# china - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing China This post contains videos

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.

# china - Friday 13 July, 2018

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead Yibin City This post contains videos

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead

Images showed what appeared to be the burned out shell of a building.

# china - Friday 6 July, 2018

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.

# china - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

# china - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'It will hurt the most vulnerable': Companies raise concerns over escalating China-US trade war

Latest moves brought the world’s two largest economies to the verge of an all-out confrontation.

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# china - Friday 15 June, 2018

Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

He warned of “additional tariffs” should China retaliate with countermeasures.

# china - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Huh? Chinese social media users have been left stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

“Those who say it can not be done should not interrupt those doing it.”

# china - Thursday 7 June, 2018

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

# china - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.

# china - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet

The Sichuan Airlines plane carrying 128 people was diverted and made an emergency landing.

# china - Friday 11 May, 2018

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry Not Together This post contains videos

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry

The performance featured two men dancing on stage.

# china - Monday 7 May, 2018

'I (won't) be there for you': Chinese fans devastated after Friends pulled from streaming site

The US sitcom has been a hit in China for decades.

# china - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Trump says China is 'very spoiled' by trade wins over the US

The American president has accused China of unfair trade practices.

# china - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Chinese website bans videos of 'subversive' Peppa Pig

Peppa is bizarrely popular in China.

# china - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

# china - Friday 27 April, 2018

Seven dead and 12 wounded as knife wielding man attacks Chinese school

The suspect confessed that he had been “bullied” when he attended the school as a child.

# china - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Man suspected of setting karaoke lounge on fire, killing 18, was 'drunk and had a fight'

The suspect reportedly used a motorcycle to block the building’s door.

# china - Monday 23 April, 2018

'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.

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