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RTÉ journalist: 'We could no longer justify raising a family in a country which increasingly acts with impunity against foreign citizens'
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RTÉ journalist: 'We could no longer justify raising a family in a country which increasingly acts with impunity against foreign citizens'

Apr 2nd 2021, 8:17 PM 102,848 Views 44 Comments

The European Union has condemned the “harassment” of foreign journalists in China.

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak
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China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:33 AM 34,868 Views 51 Comments

16 cases have been confirmed in Ruili since Tuesday.

Irish journalist leaves China 'in a hurry' after coming under increased surveillance
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Irish journalist leaves China 'in a hurry' after coming under increased surveillance

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 5:26 PM 79,490 Views 67 Comments

Murray is married to senior BBC correspondent John Sudworth who faced backlash for his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses.

China under pressure after WHO chief says 'further investigation' needed into lab leak theory
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China under pressure after WHO chief says 'further investigation' needed into lab leak theory

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 12:19 PM 29,450 Views 34 Comments

“Let me say clearly that as far as WHO is concerned all hypotheses remain on the table,” Tedros Ghebreyesus said.

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul
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China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul

Mar 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,189 Views 24 Comments

The amendments to Hong Kong’s constitution will give Beijing more control over the make-up of the city’s legislature.

Animals were likely source of Covid-19, joint WHO-China report indicates
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Animals were likely source of Covid-19, joint WHO-China report indicates

Mar 29th 2021, 7:08 AM 32,515 Views 58 Comments

The study says transmission from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario.

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
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China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,224 Views 31 Comments

Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine
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China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine

Mar 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 12,743 Views 26 Comments

The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
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Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:10 AM 18,084 Views 15 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
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Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

Feb 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 19,653 Views 46 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
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Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China

Feb 26th 2021, 10:59 PM 34,347 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China
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# Richard O'halloran

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China

Feb 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 90,953 Views 0 Comments

Richard OHalloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland says no one wants to see Richard O'Halloran's case 'spiral'
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# He Xiangdong

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland says no one wants to see Richard O'Halloran's case 'spiral'

Feb 19th 2021, 9:05 PM 57,597 Views 0 Comments

Ambassador He Xiangdong wouldn’t commit to a meeting with Mrs O’Halloran when asked by TheJournal.ie.

Hong Kong democracy activist seeks to be freed ahead of trial accused of colluding with foreign forces
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Hong Kong democracy activist seeks to be freed ahead of trial accused of colluding with foreign forces

Feb 18th 2021, 7:59 AM 4,998 Views 1 Comment

Jimmy Lai is one of several activists facing long-jail terms over new laws prompted by the Hong Kong anti-government protests.

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Irish man detained in China: 'There is no reason for me to be stuck here'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 87,268 Views 0 Comments

A Seanad debate on O’Halloran’s detention was postponed on Monday at the request of Simon Coveney.

WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'
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WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 10:45 AM 41,106 Views 108 Comments

Experts believe the disease — which has gone on to kill more than 2.3 million people worldwide — originated in bats.

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession
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Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession

Feb 7th 2021, 7:25 PM 17,669 Views 13 Comments

Both the UAE and China are newcomers to Mars, where more than half of Earth’s emissaries have failed.

WHO team visits virus lab in Wuhan as part of Covid-19 probe
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WHO team visits virus lab in Wuhan as part of Covid-19 probe

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:49 AM 16,743 Views 26 Comments

The lab is at the heart of a controversial and unproven theory that it could have been the source of the first coronavirus outbreak.

WHO team visits animal disease centre in Wuhan
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WHO team visits animal disease centre in Wuhan

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:43 AM 20,476 Views 15 Comments

The team members were wearing full protective gear during the visit.

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years
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Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years

Feb 1st 2021, 7:30 AM 16,262 Views 26 Comments

The Chinese multinational said it plans to invest €80 million in Irish research and development.

WHO team visits Wuhan seafood market in search of coronavirus clues
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WHO team visits Wuhan seafood market in search of coronavirus clues

Jan 31st 2021, 1:15 PM 27,482 Views 61 Comments

The Huanan Seafood Market was the site of a December 2019 outbreak of the virus.

WHO team visits second Wuhan hospital that had early Covid-19 patients
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WHO team visits second Wuhan hospital that had early Covid-19 patients

Jan 30th 2021, 8:28 AM 20,327 Views 37 Comments

Scientists plan to visit hospitals and markets like the Huanan Seafood Market that was linked to many of the first cases.

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital as it begins fieldwork into origins of pandemic
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WHO team visits Wuhan hospital as it begins fieldwork into origins of pandemic

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 3:52 PM 18,842 Views 27 Comments

The World Health Organization team met with Chinese officials after exiting quarantine yesterday.

WHO team to start Covid-19 probe in Wuhan as world watches
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WHO team to start Covid-19 probe in Wuhan as world watches

Jan 28th 2021, 7:46 AM 20,911 Views 35 Comments

Washington has called for a “robust and clear” investigation.

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion
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11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion

Jan 24th 2021, 1:12 PM 17,340 Views 10 Comments

The workers were hauled up one by one in baskets with their eyes shielded to protect them after days in darkness.

Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners
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Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:13 AM 13,779 Views 3 Comments

The debris standing in the way weighs about 70 tons.

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say
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At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say

Jan 21st 2021, 4:54 PM 12,404 Views 10 Comments

One worker has died from head injuries in the explosion, state media said earlier.

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
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Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Jan 20th 2021, 7:43 AM 9,636 Views 8 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic
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Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic

Jan 18th 2021, 10:42 PM 25,721 Views 71 Comments

“A largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread,” the expert panel found.

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
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F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,899 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

China seals off two cities and bans millions of people from leaving in bid to stem new Covid-19 outbreak
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# Hebei Province

China seals off two cities and bans millions of people from leaving in bid to stem new Covid-19 outbreak

Jan 8th 2021, 4:37 PM 68,154 Views 37 Comments

Mass testing is under way in Hebei province after the largest outbreak in China for six months.

WHO team investigating coronavirus origins denied entry into China
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WHO team investigating coronavirus origins denied entry into China

Jan 6th 2021, 11:37 AM 29,400 Views 72 Comments

Ten WHO experts were due to arrive in China this week.

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere
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# For Auld Lang Syne

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere

Jan 1st 2021, 7:48 AM 38,731 Views 25 Comments

In New York’s Times Square, the usual overflow crowd was replaced with a group of specially invited frontline workers.

Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over Wuhan Covid-19 reporting
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Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over Wuhan Covid-19 reporting

Dec 28th 2020, 10:01 AM 39,691 Views 46 Comments

Zhang Zhan, a former lawyer, was sentenced at a brief hearing in a Shanghai court.

China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba
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China launches landmark probe into online retail behemoth Alibaba

Dec 24th 2020, 12:35 PM 24,406 Views 21 Comments

It’s one of the first investigations of its kind within the country’s runaway tech sector.

Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision
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Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:34 PM 44,284 Views 43 Comments

The bill affirms 3% pay raises for US troops and authorises more than $740 billion in military programmes and construction.

Chinese lunar capsule brings Moon rocks back to Earth for the first time since 1970s
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# Chang’e 5

Chinese lunar capsule brings Moon rocks back to Earth for the first time since 1970s

Dec 17th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,057 Views 15 Comments

The Chang’e 5 probe touched down in Inner Mongolia yesterday.

Hong Kong media tycoon denied bail after being charged under new national security law
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Hong Kong media tycoon denied bail after being charged under new national security law

Dec 12th 2020, 12:30 PM 11,725 Views 17 Comments

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the law “makes a mockery of justice”.

Barca star Griezmann cuts ties with Huawei over reports of facial recognition surveillance
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Barca star Griezmann cuts ties with Huawei over reports of facial recognition surveillance

Dec 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 8,831 Views 4 Comments

The Chinese telecoms giant has allegedly been involved in producing software that targets Uighur Muslims.

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
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Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,691 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

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