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# china - Today’s News

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# china - Yesterday’s News

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Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.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

# china - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A woman was missing part of her brain for 24 years – and nobody noticed The Brain

A woman was missing part of her brain for 24 years – and nobody noticed

The woman had been nauseous and vomiting for a month before going to her doctor.

# china - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Chinese city creates special footpath lane for smartphone users Eyes Forward

# china - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Baby panda loves his zookeeper so much he refuses to let go of his leg Never Let Me Go

Baby panda loves his zookeeper so much he refuses to let go of his leg

One baby panda for the DailyEdge.ie office pet, please.

# china - Sunday 7 September, 2014

These companies are off to Beijing and Shanghai to sell Ireland to the Chinese

Later this month representatives from 18 Irish companies will head to China in a bid to boost the profile of Ireland as a destination for visitors.

# china - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China Time Bomb

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

From TheJournal.ie Live birth broadcast cancelled after panda fakes pregnancy to get more food 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 - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie China not backing down in ‘spy plane’ row with US Dangerously Close

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

From TheJournal.ie Why is China so dependent on c-sections? Delivery Method

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation China Quake

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.

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake Breaking

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

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