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#Beijing

# beijing - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hainan Airlines is scaling back its Dublin-Beijing service only months after launch Tourism And Transport

Hainan Airlines is scaling back its Dublin-Beijing service only months after launch

The carrier will reduce the frequency of the flights from October.

# beijing - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm Air China

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# beijing - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The42 Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open European Tour

Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open

The Greystones golfer finished four shots off the Swede, who claimed his first European Tour victory.

# beijing - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash Pyongyang

'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.

# beijing - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# beijing - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger Mass Evictions

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

“They are chasing people away from apartments and smashing things.”

# beijing - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon Lunar Palace

Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon

Lunar Palace simulates a long-term space mission to the moon.

# beijing - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# beijing - Saturday 7 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year New Kids On The Rock

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

# beijing - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games Guilty

Greek triple jumper fails third drugs test as IOC sanctions 16 athletes over Beijing Games

Nine of those found guilty were medallists in 2008.

# beijing - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy Unsolved Mystery

The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy

Two years later investigators are no closer to discovering what became of the missing plane.

# beijing - Monday 25 July, 2016

From The42 'Everything is ruined' - Chinese fans react to cancelled Manchester derby Disappointment

'Everything is ruined' - Chinese fans react to cancelled Manchester derby

One supporter had travelled from Inner Mongolia for the chance to see Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho.

# beijing - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests Controversy

14 Russian athletes fail Beijing re-tests

It was announced by the International Olympic Committee last week 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing in Rio.

# beijing - Friday 8 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel Beijing

Outrage after video shows passers-by watching man beating woman in hotel

The victim is accosted by an apparently drunken man while other guests and even hotel staff walk blithely past.

# beijing - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The42 Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics Champ

Michael Phelps reveals the scariest part of his dominance at the Olympics

The American athlete could become the oldest swimmer to ever win a gold medal at this summer’s Olympics.

# beijing - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas Security Alert

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas

The warning was first issued by the US embassy.

# beijing - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through Smog

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through

In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.

# beijing - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From The42 'It shows my resolve' - Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships Report

'It shows my resolve' - Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships

Meanwhile, the Irish men’s 4x400m relay team have set a new national record.

# beijing - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 Why is this US athlete wearing a superhero mask at the World Championships? Captain America

Why is this US athlete wearing a superhero mask at the World Championships?

Olympian Ashton Eaton is feeling the benefits of a prototype made by Nike.

# beijing - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The42 Javelin gold medallist in Beijing learned how to throw from YouTube videos Video Tutorial

Javelin gold medallist in Beijing learned how to throw from YouTube videos

Kenya’s Julius Yego won gold at the World Championships.

# beijing - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Disappointment for Irish in Beijing, Farah stumbles into 5,000m final Mixed Fortunes

Disappointment for Irish in Beijing, Farah stumbles into 5,000m final

Ben Reynolds, Ciara Everard and Kelly Proper were unable to progress at the Bird’s Nest.

# beijing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out Hammered

World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out

Taxi fares in Beijing aren’t cheap.

# beijing - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The42 Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title History Books This post contains videos

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title

The British runner took gold ahead of Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui at the Bird’s Nest.

# beijing - Friday 31 July, 2015

From The42 There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow! Dry Run

There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!

Some of the big highlights of the 2022 games will take place on man-made snow.

From The42 Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games Winter Is Coming

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games

It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.

# beijing - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015 Around The World

From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015

Paul Mannion may return to Jim Gavin’s squad.

# beijing - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals Empty Beds

Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals

“A doll’s perfection is derived from mathematical calculations, but it will never be more beautiful than a woman because she has a soul, expresses emotions and shows reaction.”

# beijing - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing Beijing

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

# beijing - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Three Irish lads are driving from Nenagh to Beijing for their friend’s wedding

They’re doing it all for charity, because they’re great sports.

# beijing - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Women-only subways are being considered in China Rush Hour

Women-only subways are being considered in China

It comes after pink parking spaces – 30 centimeters wider then usual – were introduced for the alleged struggles women have parking in narrow spaces.

# beijing - 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

# beijing - 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.

# beijing - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Chinese-speaking Mark Zuckerberg leaves audience amazed (and in stitches) This Charming Man

# beijing - 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.

# beijing - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The42 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.

# beijing - 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.

# beijing - 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.

# beijing - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# beijing - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The42 The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022 Short-list
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