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#China

# china - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA Tiger's Tale

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA

“Dried geckos are used as an aphrodisiac; monkey skeletons are used to treat general pain”.

# china - Friday 5 February, 2016

From The42 Sonia O’Sullivan could be in line for World Championship medals after Chinese drug revelations Allegations

Sonia O’Sullivan could be in line for World Championship medals after Chinese drug revelations

Reports in China suggest athletes were involved in state-sponsored doping in the 1990s.

# china - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Liverpool target to join Chinese club for €50 million – reports Crazy Money

Liverpool target to join Chinese club for €50 million – reports

Jiangsu Suning have been making waves ahead of the Chinese transfer window’s closure on 26 February.

# china - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From The42 Chinese club sign Atletico star in record-breaking €42 million deal Big Money

Chinese club sign Atletico star in record-breaking €42 million deal

It is the second time a historic deal has been made over the past week.

# china - Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Men who killed influential British monk over ‘money dispute’ to be executed Stabbed To Death

Men who killed influential British monk over ‘money dispute’ to be executed

Akong Tulku Rinpoche was found dead with multiple stab wounds at his home in 2013.

# china - Friday 29 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Miners trapped underground since Christmas Day rescued alive China

Miners trapped underground since Christmas Day rescued alive

They were among 29 trapped in the Chinese mine.

# china - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have created monkeys who have autism Brainwave

Scientists have created monkeys who have autism

It could mean better research and a possible cure.

# china - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From Business ETC China’s economy is slowing down big time – here’s what it means for everyone else Steady Now

China’s economy is slowing down big time – here’s what it means for everyone else

The country just posted its lowest growth in a quarter century.

# china - Friday 15 January, 2016

From The42 Chinese super club is apparently almost as valuable as Man United Emerging Force

Chinese super club is apparently almost as valuable as Man United

Before the fundraising, it was 60 percent owned by property developer Evergrande.

# china - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From Business ETC One bank is telling investors to ‘sell everything’ as stock markets tank Freak Out

One bank is telling investors to ‘sell everything’ as stock markets tank

Everybody’s worried about China.

# china - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside China

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.

# china - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong booksellers remain missing as mysterious letter emerges Hong Kong

Hong Kong booksellers remain missing as mysterious letter emerges

The men are feared detained by Chinese authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Co-pilot wounded by “confused passenger” on flight to China KLM

Co-pilot wounded by “confused passenger” on flight to China

The man was arrested as the flight landed.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after fire kills 17 people on bus in China Suspected Arson

Man arrested after fire kills 17 people on bus in China

Another 32 people were injured.

From TheJournal.ie First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed Faraday Future

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed

The company expects to bring its first car to market in around two years time.

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From TheJournal.ie This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket Holy Mao

This gargantuan gold statue of Chairman Mao would fit a bus in its pocket

It’s seriously big, like huge.

From TheJournal.ie US markets opened the new year with their worst first day performance since the dark days of 2008 Aftershock

US markets opened the new year with their worst first day performance since the dark days of 2008

The struggles of China’s stock markets are causing shocks felt around the world.

From TheJournal.ie ‘If I was a scientist I’d invent a time machine, and go visit my birth mother’ Adoption Stories

‘If I was a scientist I’d invent a time machine, and go visit my birth mother’

Nine years after being adopted by Irish parents, Liwen has settled in well.

# china - Monday 4 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it’s bad news for everyone Great Fall Of China

The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it’s bad news for everyone

Chinese manufacturing has slowed to a crawl in recent times with instability in the Middle East further weighing on the nation’s stock market.

# china - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eight pulled to safety after deadly mine collapse that registered as an earthquake China

Eight pulled to safety after deadly mine collapse that registered as an earthquake

Eight have been found after five days, one person has died and nine are missing.

# china - 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.

# china - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China Search

Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China

The landslide buried 30 residential and industrial buildings.

From TheJournal.ie China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly Making A List

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly

The government has grown concerned about the negative impact on China’s image stemming from numerous incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists.

# china - 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.

From The42 Chinese investors shell out €377m for stake in Man City Global Football

Chinese investors shell out €377m for stake in Man City

The consortium has purchased shares in the Premier League club just weeks after Chinese president Xi Jinping visited.

# china - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale China

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale

It will develop animals such as pet and police dogs, racehorses, and cows.

# china - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why this Miss World contestant is being treated like an enemy of the state ANASTASIA LIN This post contains videos

Why this Miss World contestant is being treated like an enemy of the state

Miss Canada may not be let back into China, the country of her birth, because of her stance on human rights.

# china - Friday 20 November, 2015

From Business ETC Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone Flavour Of The Month

Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone

The soft drinks company is using a crowdfunding site in China to fund its own budget Android device.

# china - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police China

Lawyer describes being strapped to iron chair and beaten by police

Amnesty International report finds China’s criminal justice system is still heavily reliant on forced confessions obtained through torture and ill-treatment.

# china - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China expects an extra THREE MILLION babies a year after abolishing ‘one child’ policy Baby Boom

China expects an extra THREE MILLION babies a year after abolishing ‘one child’ policy

90 million more women on the country are now entitled to have a second child.

# china - Monday 9 November, 2015

From Business ETC A mysterious startup, the Chinese Steve Jobs and a $1 billion electric-car factory What's He Building?

A mysterious startup, the Chinese Steve Jobs and a $1 billion electric-car factory

Faraday Future’s plans mirror those of electric-car maker Tesla.

# china - Monday 2 November, 2015

From Business ETC China has built this plane to go head-to-head with Boeing and Airbus No Peking

# china - Saturday 31 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China’s latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike Bizarre This post contains videos

China’s latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike

The slicky-produced video sees four cartoon characters travel through a mint-green and fuchsia dreamscape atop lily pads.

From TheJournal.ie What happens if you have a 2nd child in China? ‘You’d become everyone’s punching bag’ Population

What happens if you have a 2nd child in China? ‘You’d become everyone’s punching bag’

A look at the policy that was revoked this week.

# china - Friday 30 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Condom stocks fall in China but a boost for nappies, strollers and baby formula Times Are Changing

Condom stocks fall in China but a boost for nappies, strollers and baby formula

The end of the one-child policy is having an interesting fallout.

# china - Thursday 29 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is allowing people have more than one child China In Their Hands

China is allowing people have more than one child

Couples will now be allowed two children.

# china - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is accusing the US of ‘illegally entering’ its waters South China Sea

China is accusing the US of ‘illegally entering’ its waters

The USS Lassen sailed within 12 miles of artificial islands Beijing is building.

# china - Friday 23 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night Scoops

David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night

“Few cans and back to Number 10, yeah?”

# china - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Chinese diplomat arrested after birthday party ends in double murder Philippines

Chinese diplomat arrested after birthday party ends in double murder

China’s Consul General in the country was shot through the neck, but survived.

# china - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Terrifying experience for tourists as 394ft-high glass walkway cracks under their feet China

Terrifying experience for tourists as 394ft-high glass walkway cracks under their feet

The walkway was supporting dozens of tourists when it shattered.

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