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Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed
# St Patrick's Day
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# St Patrick's Day

Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed

Mar 13th 2012, 8:53 PM 3,890 Views 10 Comments

It’s not all about shamrock shakes and pints of Guinness.

Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty
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# Human Rights

Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty

Feb 17th 2012, 3:45 PM 1,943 Views 31 Comments

Amnesty International has said that that the government must be clear on concerns about China’s human rights abuses when the country’s Vice President visits Ireland this weekend.

'Birth tourism' heightens tensions between China and Hong Kong
# Double Negatives
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# Double Negatives

'Birth tourism' heightens tensions between China and Hong Kong

Feb 10th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,790 Views 15 Comments

Half of the babies born in Hong Kong last year have parents from the mainland.

Thanks, but no thanks: Hingis rejects Federer's Olympic offer
# Snub
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# Snub

Thanks, but no thanks: Hingis rejects Federer's Olympic offer

Feb 10th 2012, 1:58 PM 835 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss tennis player described the move as “the smart decision to make”.

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?
# Extravagent
# Extravagent

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?

Feb 7th 2012, 2:03 PM 2,695 Views 8 Comments

Of course you have – and now a shop in Beijing has made the dream a reality.

Beijing Apple store egged over iPhone delay
# Phone Fight
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# Phone Fight

Beijing Apple store egged over iPhone delay

Jan 13th 2012, 8:14 AM 2,440 Views 13 Comments

Video, photos: Crowds turn angry after queueing overnight for iPhone 4S release.

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges
# Fly The Flag
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# Fly The Flag

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 6,353 Views 96 Comments

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe
# Claim
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# Claim

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe

Nov 16th 2011, 2:32 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Despite seemingly being past his peak, the Australian athlete claims he is a technically improved swimmer.

China plans to limit 'overly entertaining' reality TV shows
# China
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# China

China plans to limit 'overly entertaining' reality TV shows

Oct 27th 2011, 11:30 AM 642 Views 17 Comments

Programmes dealing with marital troubles and matchmaking, talent shows, game shows, variety shows, talk shows and reality programming have been singled out.

Chinese court rejects activist appeal for protest
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# China

Chinese court rejects activist appeal for protest

Oct 20th 2011, 3:33 PM 100 Views 1 Comment

An activist’s appeal of her nine-month jail term for staging a noisy protest has been rejected by a Beijing court.

Irish one-two in China as Roche and Deignan star
# Eastern Promise
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# Eastern Promise

Irish one-two in China as Roche and Deignan star

Oct 7th 2011, 11:38 AM 249 Views 2 Comments

Roche claims first World Tour win at the end of a season that was hampered at times by poor form and ill health.

Italy begins talks with China over buying bonds
# Last Resort
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# Last Resort

Italy begins talks with China over buying bonds

Sep 13th 2011, 9:49 AM 163 Views 2 Comments

Italy is hoping to avoid the fate of bailed-out countries like Ireland and Greece by selling bonds to cash-rich China, according to reports.

Watch: 6 Guinness World Records that Usain Bolt could conceivably break
# Challenge
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# Challenge

Watch: 6 Guinness World Records that Usain Bolt could conceivably break

Aug 16th 2011, 5:53 PM 943 Views 0 Comments

Today is the anniversary of the Jamaican athlete’s record-breaking feats, so we thought we’d commemorate it…

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,331 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 727 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City
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# Forbidden

Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City

May 11th 2011, 10:08 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Seven pieces of gold and jewel-encrusted art have been stolen from the heavily guarded historic site.

Tibetan community get new political leader
# Tibet
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# Tibet

Tibetan community get new political leader

Apr 27th 2011, 8:23 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

A Harvard legal scholar has been elected as the next prime minister of Tibet’s government-in-exile, following the relinquishing of political power by the Dalai Lama.

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24
# China
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# China

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24

Mar 10th 2011, 2:50 PM 941 Views 0 Comments

The quake also injured over 200 people in the southwest of the country, near the border with Burma.

Beijing op-ed: Why won't Martin Sheen apologise for Charlie's behaviour?
# Culture Clash
# Culture Clash

Beijing op-ed: Why won't Martin Sheen apologise for Charlie's behaviour?

Mar 7th 2011, 1:43 PM 1,129 Views 0 Comments

Beijing’s Global Times reckons Sheen’s public meltdown is a sign that the Eastern way of doing things is far more tasteful.