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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Xinhua

All time
# Pre-Season
Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media
China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.
# Dangyang
Explosion at a Chinese power station kills 21 people
The blast occurred just before the first anniversary of giant explosions at Tianjin, that killed at least 165 people.
# China
Miners trapped underground since Christmas Day rescued alive
They were among 29 trapped in the Chinese mine.
# southern china
Six people dead in more than a dozen letter bomb attacks
The attacks took place across southern China.
# bear faced cheek
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 Quake
'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.
# Breaking
At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake
The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.
# tomb raiders
Grave robbers rescued (and then arrested) in China
The men were found in a grave amid a cluster of emperors’ mausoleums and tombs dating from the Tang Dynasty.
# China
'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation
The critically-ill boy had been issued with death certificate – a doctor has been suspended, a nurse fired and a probe launched.
# be nice now
China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays
The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.
# Oops
Railway worker watches erotic film, doesn't realise laptop is connected to giant screen
Well that’s embarrassing.
# China
22 killed in accidental explosion at Chinese coal mine
108 miners were underground when the explosion hit the Taozigou mine in the Sichuan province.
# China
14 people die in fire at underwear factory
Arson suspected in the blaze in Shantou in south China.
# China
China teen kills eight in knife attack - report
A further five people were reportedly injured in the incident.
# China
Apple may be forced to rename iPad in China after court ruling
A Chinese court says another company registered the ‘iPad’ name in 2000 – meaning Apple may be forced to rename the unit there.
# Egypt
Clashing reports over rumours of Mubarak heart attack
There are conflicting reports that deposed president Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack on hearing news of Gaddafi’s death.