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#China

# china - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President Michael D In The East

A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President

Michael D Higgins is in China as part of a week-long State visit

# china - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors Maths Entertainment

Here’s how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors

According to a Chinese mathematician.

# china - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Michael D Higgins is off to China today Michael D Rockin In Beijing

President Michael D Higgins is off to China today

The President will be accompanied by the Finance and Foreign Affairs Ministers.

# china - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Around 20,000 dangerous toys blocked from the Irish market last year Des-toyed

Around 20,000 dangerous toys blocked from the Irish market last year

The influx was stopped in a European wide effort to identify defective items.

# china - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 2,000 pairs of fake Nike runners seized in Cork Gotcha

2,000 pairs of fake Nike runners seized in Cork

The runners came from China and are believed to have been destined for the Christmas market in Ireland.

# china - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Michael D is heading to China next week Ni Hao Michael

Here’s why Michael D is heading to China next week

He was invited by President Xi Jinping.

# china - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Toddler (3) stabbed to death by woman in China Kitchen Knife

Toddler (3) stabbed to death by woman in China

It’s the latest in a series of assaults against children in the country.

# china - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie China and the US agreed a climate deal – here’s why it matters Climate Change

China and the US agreed a climate deal – here’s why it matters

It may signal a worldwide action on climate change.

# china - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Alibaba just racked up a record €7.5 billion in sales for its 24hr Chinese ‘shopping festival’

That’s more than Irish consumers spend online in a year. No wonder its founder is so happy.

# china - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Drunk couple caught having sex in public, carry on regardless Caught In The Act

Drunk couple caught having sex in public, carry on regardless

They started something they couldn’t finish. But they gave it a good college try.

# china - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney wants more Chinese people to eat Irish food Mission

Simon Coveney wants more Chinese people to eat Irish food

There has been “tremendous” progress in the area over the past 12 months.

# china - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all One Child Policy

A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# china - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The Score McIlroy the talk of BMW Masters despite missing China-based tournament Rory

McIlroy the talk of BMW Masters despite missing China-based tournament

Jamie Donaldson has admitted that it would be a tall order to catch McIlroy in the Race to Dubai standings.

# china - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This driver is worse at parking than anyone you have ever seen, ever Parking Is Difficult

# china - Thursday 23 October, 2014

# china - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

# china - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie China executed 2,400 people last year … that’s a drop of 20 per cent on 2012 Put To Death

China executed 2,400 people last year … that’s a drop of 20 per cent on 2012

The total for the rest of the world combined was 778 people in 2013, according to Amnesty International.

# china - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Score Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog Fitness

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

You don’t get this in the Phoenix Park.

From TheJournal.ie This 20-year-old inventor owns a Chinese factory Wallet Ninja

This 20-year-old inventor owns a Chinese factory

He’s the founder of Vante Toys.

# china - Saturday 18 October, 2014

A shop in China is selling the iPhone 6, and has a tailor to make pants pockets bigger

It’s obviously a publicity stunt – so, is it working?

From TheJournal.ie Protesters in Hong Kong have retaken their protest camp Umbrella Revolution

Protesters in Hong Kong have retaken their protest camp

Protesters are angry at what they see as China’s interference with Hong Kong’s independence.

# china - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Deliberate censorship’: China has blocked the BBC website Censorship

‘Deliberate censorship’: China has blocked the BBC website

The BBC is complaining to Chinese authorities about the blocking.

From TheJournal.ie Video of Hong Kong police beating handcuffed protester hikes tensions Dark Alley This post contains videos

Video of Hong Kong police beating handcuffed protester hikes tensions

Police have begun raiding protest sites and tearing down barricades

# china - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IN PICTURES: Hong Kong protesters battle police to build bamboo barricades Occupy Central

# china - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Chinese “cult” members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald’s Killing
From TheJournal.ie Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners Ai Weiwei

Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners

Chinese artist Weiwei has installed a number of exhibitions into the prison.

# china - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face ‘serious consequences’ Stay Or Go?

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face ‘serious consequences’

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# china - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands gather for defiant peace rally in Hong Kong Democracy

Thousands gather for defiant peace rally in Hong Kong

The city’s chief secretary has again urged them to leave.

# china - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters are coming under ‘organised attack’ from locals Pro-democracy This post contains images

Hong Kong protesters are coming under ‘organised attack’ from locals

The three main protester groups have called on the government to intervene, and have said they will not engage in talks until the attacks end.

# china - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong’s leader to protesters: ‘I will not resign’ Going Nowhere

Hong Kong’s leader to protesters: ‘I will not resign’

He held a press conference just minutes before a midnight deadline set by protesters demanding his resignation expired.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# china - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong’s student protesters is infectious Democracy

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong’s student protesters is infectious

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening Democracy

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

The protest will take place at 17.30 today outside the GPO on O’Connell Street.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration Foul Play

Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration

The 10,000 pigeons were checked for ‘suspicious material’.

# china - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters batten down ahead of Chinese national holiday Umbrella Revolution

Hong Kong protesters batten down ahead of Chinese national holiday

China has condemned the protests as “illegal” but Hong Kong’s leadership has denied speculation that Beijing would send in the army.

# china - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Who is protesting in Hong Kong and why? Explainer

Who is protesting in Hong Kong and why?

Here’s six things you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China Wanted

People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China

Some Apple fans don’t want to wait for the new device.

# china - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pro-democracy protesters tear-gassed in Hong Kong Occupy Central

Pro-democracy protesters tear-gassed in Hong Kong

Large parts of the city were shut down by the demonstrations.

# china - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From The Score Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference Dry Your Eyes

Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference

The 32 year-old announced last week that persistent knee injuries was the reason behind her decision to quit.

# china - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Chinese court rules that a woman’s virginity is worth $5000 Virgin Territory

Chinese court rules that a woman’s virginity is worth $5000

A Chinese woman received the sum after suing a man for “violating her right to virginity”.

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