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From TheJournal.ie Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing Censorship

Chinese-owned app TikTok apologises for removing viral clip which was critical of Beijing

TikTok initially denied it removed the clip but later admitted it, claiming it was done in human error.

From TheJournal.ie Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed Protests

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

From TheJournal.ie Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue Hong Kong

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong Protest

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain Mass Protests This post contains videos

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain

Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests Demonstration

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 '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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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

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