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Chinese spaceship carrying three-man crew docks at new space station
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Chinese spaceship carrying three-man crew docks at new space station

Updated 12 hours ago 11,055 Views 17 Comments

It is China’s first crewed space venture in five years.

Five Apple Daily execs arrested under Hong Kong security law
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Five Apple Daily execs arrested under Hong Kong security law

20 hours ago 15,767 Views 22 Comments

Police searched the newspaper’s offices in another move sparking concern about the future of the free press in the territory.

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
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'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China

Tue 2:23 PM 10,614 Views 15 Comments

The chair of the European Parliament’s delegation on China has a stark warning about how the country approaches human rights.

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory
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Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory

Tue 8:07 AM 27,855 Views 61 Comments

Dr Shi Zhengli, of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is an expert in bat coronaviruses.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
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Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

Tue 7:43 AM 10,971 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
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At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

Sun 10:28 AM 8,744 Views 1 Comment

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

Opinion: How Ireland established links with China to secure Covid-19 medical support
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Opinion: How Ireland established links with China to secure Covid-19 medical support

Sat 11:00 AM 12,927 Views 14 Comments

In the early moments of the pandemic a group of Chinese experts took time to brief Irish doctors on what they knew so far about Covid-19, Paul O’Brien explains how those connections were made.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
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Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,305 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China
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Australian Prime Minister presses G7 on trade reform to rein in China

Jun 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 10,983 Views 20 Comments

Morrison made his comments ahead of a meeting later today in Britain among the world’s richest countries.

Quiz: How much do you know about China?
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Quiz: How much do you know about China?

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 39,855 Views 45 Comments

Go on, test yourself.

Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?
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Covid-19, Ireland and China: Why aren't we using the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines?

Jun 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 46,740 Views 22 Comments

Priscilla Lynch looks at Chinese-Irish relations during the Covid-19 pandemic.

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks
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One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks

Jun 4th 2021, 6:15 AM 24,679 Views 13 Comments

Beef farmers are not unduly worried about the China ban right now – but it could be a different story if the UK does a trade deal with Australia.

'China makes more noise': What the EU can learn from Australia's relationship with China
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'China makes more noise': What the EU can learn from Australia's relationship with China

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 14,830 Views 20 Comments

It may be that the hype around Chinese trade and the Communist Party’s fearsome reputation can exaggerate fears about the consequences of offending its leadership, writes CJ McKinney.

'Walking a fine line': Ireland, China and the UN Security Council
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'Walking a fine line': Ireland, China and the UN Security Council

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 10,926 Views 14 Comments

How can a non-permanent member of the Security Council like Ireland ensure that human rights remain at the heart of the Council’s agenda?

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen museum shuts down amid investigation
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Hong Kong’s Tiananmen museum shuts down amid investigation

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:59 AM 15,736 Views 18 Comments

Organisers of the June 4 Museum said they were seeking legal advice.

China jails blogger for suggesting the official death toll was wrong in border clashes
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China jails blogger for suggesting the official death toll was wrong in border clashes

Jun 1st 2021, 7:05 AM 11,095 Views 9 Comments

Qiu Ziming, with more than 2.5 million followers on China’s twitter-like Weibo.

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China is now allowing couples to have three children - state media

May 31st 2021, 9:24 AM 21,255 Views 36 Comments

The change is being made due to concerns over an ageing workforce and economic stagnation.

Chinese cargo spacecraft docks with orbital station
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Chinese cargo spacecraft docks with orbital station

May 30th 2021, 8:59 AM 10,272 Views 16 Comments

The Tianzhou-2 spacecraft reached the Tianhe station eight hours after blasting off from Hainan.

If China was 100 people: How the world's most populous nation lives
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If China was 100 people: How the world's most populous nation lives

May 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,123 Views 31 Comments

China’s is home to nearly one-fifth of the world’s population. Here’s what that looks like.

Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 14-month jail term over 2019 pro-democracy protest
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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 14-month jail term over 2019 pro-democracy protest

May 28th 2021, 7:01 AM 9,070 Views 16 Comments

The 73-year-old is currently serving a separate 14-month jail term for convictions related to other unauthorised rallies in 2019.

China rejects reports of illnesses at Wuhan lab in late 2019
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China rejects reports of illnesses at Wuhan lab in late 2019

May 24th 2021, 9:45 PM 29,651 Views 33 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reported that three Chinese researchers showed “symptoms consistent” with Covid-19 as early as November 2019.

China probes deaths of 21 runners after freak weather hits ultramarathon
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China probes deaths of 21 runners after freak weather hits ultramarathon

May 24th 2021, 8:09 AM 25,414 Views 4 Comments

Questions were raised over why organisers apparently ignored extreme weather warnings in the lead up to the race, which attracted 172 runners.

Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights
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Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 PM 8,908 Views 89 Comments

The extent to which we protect and defend human rights tells us who we are as a society, writes Anthony Moore SC.

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public
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New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public

May 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 28,199 Views 107 Comments
  • The Ireland Thinks poll also found that 65% of respondents said they either distrust or strongly distrust the British government.
Open Newsroom: How should Ireland relate to China's rising power?
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Open Newsroom: How should Ireland relate to China's rising power?

May 20th 2021, 9:46 AM 6,880 Views 26 Comments

China is experiencing a seemingly unstoppable rise as a global superpower, how should Ireland approach issues like trade and human rights with this growing economy?

Ireland 'would benefit' from the EU-China investment deal (if it ever passes) - but what's in it?
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Ireland 'would benefit' from the EU-China investment deal (if it ever passes) - but what's in it?

May 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 10,668 Views 16 Comments
China is setting up its own version of GDPR - but how will it work in one of the most secretive countries in the world?
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China is setting up its own version of GDPR - but how will it work in one of the most secretive countries in the world?

May 19th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,058 Views 9 Comments

Observers say the new rules could give China stronger privacy protections than the US.

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
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China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

May 15th 2021, 10:58 AM 20,781 Views 37 Comments

A rover will join an American craft which arrived at the red planet in February.

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?
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Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?

May 15th 2021, 9:01 AM 48,539 Views 86 Comments

China is currently Ireland’s largest trading partner in Asia.

Open thread: How should Ireland engage with China's growing global influence?
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Open thread: How should Ireland engage with China's growing global influence?

May 12th 2021, 1:37 PM 7,899 Views 38 Comments

The Good Information Project will be looking at China this month and we want to know your questions about the emerging superpower.

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
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Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

May 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 16,131 Views 45 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park
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Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park

May 10th 2021, 11:26 AM 15,118 Views 32 Comments

Two of the three escaped leopards have already been captured, and are in good health.

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media
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Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media

May 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 21,321 Views 13 Comments

NASA said China had behaved irresponsibly, as an uncontrolled re-entry of such a large object risked damage and casualties.

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
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WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,918 Views 11 Comments

This is the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality.

Fears over 'exit ban' powers included in Hong Kong immigration bill
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Fears over 'exit ban' powers included in Hong Kong immigration bill

Apr 28th 2021, 1:48 PM 7,089 Views 2 Comments

So-called “exit bans” are often used in mainland China against activists who challenge authorities and have impacted business figures like Irishman Richard O’Halloran.

China 'throwing toys out the pram' by sanctioning individual barristers, says Bar of Ireland
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China 'throwing toys out the pram' by sanctioning individual barristers, says Bar of Ireland

Apr 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 40,239 Views 36 Comments

Bar Council chair Maura McNally is concerned about the growing rate at which China has targeted individuals.

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
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US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

Apr 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 11,851 Views 16 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests
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Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests

Apr 16th 2021, 7:58 AM 7,734 Views 6 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

US climate envoy John Kerry travels to China ahead of global summit
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US climate envoy John Kerry travels to China ahead of global summit

Apr 14th 2021, 8:06 AM 6,582 Views 21 Comments

The first major international climate discussions by a US leader in more than four years will take place later this month.

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 103,976 Views 44 Comments

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

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