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From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending Clashes

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes more than €1 million worth of illegal cigarettes On Fire

Revenue seizes more than €1 million worth of illegal cigarettes

Revenue has intercepted a number of illegal cigarette shipments in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas and water cannons used against Hong Kong democracy protesters Clashes

Tear gas and water cannons used against Hong Kong democracy protesters

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets again today in Hong Kong.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese woman found guilty in Florida court of trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort Charged

Chinese woman found guilty in Florida court of trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Zhang Yujing (33) was arrested on 30 March at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station Hong Kong

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters Democracy

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters

It follows a return to violence during protests in the region last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Tech giant Huawei announces €70m for research plans in Ireland Huawei

Tech giant Huawei announces €70m for research plans in Ireland

Huawei currently employs around 220 people directly in Ireland, having first landed in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace Unrest

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

From TheJournal.ie 'Better off without them': Trump issues 'order' for US companies to pull out of China Trade War

'Better off without them': Trump issues 'order' for US companies to pull out of China

Trump’s series of angry tweets came after China announced a new set of tariffs to the tune of $75 billion.

From TheJournal.ie China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped Population Control

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped

The country operated a strict one-child policy from 1979 to 2015.

From The42 Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country Landmark Move

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country

Elkeson will use the name will the Chinese name ‘Aikesen’ while lining out for Marcello Lippi’s side.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong Democracy

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests Hong Kong

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong Democracy

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border Unrest

US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border

The US also urged Beijing to honour the territory’s autonomy as pro-democracy protests continued.

From TheJournal.ie How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill Explainer

How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill

Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in Mass Protests This post contains videos

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests Shut Down

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator' Currency War

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

President Donald Trump accused China of deliberately and improperly weakening its currency.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban YUEN LONG

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters march despite police ban

The march comes a day after violent clashes with police in nearby town Yuen Long.

From The42 Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media Pre-Season

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media

China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.

From TheJournal.ie Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march Hong Kong

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

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 The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead' Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

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 The42 Yaya Toure puts retirement on hold to claim one last payday in China NOT FINISHED YET

Yaya Toure puts retirement on hold to claim one last payday in China

The Ivorian has agreed to join Qingdao Huanghai.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament Violent Protests This post contains videos

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

From TheJournal.ie How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen? China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks Negotiations

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

From The42 Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991 Italian Job This post contains videos

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991

A 2-0 win over China sees Milena Bertolini’s side set-up a clash with either Japan or the Netherlands.

From The42 Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down Super League

Benítez to consider €13m offer to manage in China as Newcastle contract runs down

The Spaniard’s deal at St James’ Park is up on 30 June, with terms of an extension still to be agreed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border Hunchun City

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

From The42 China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16 Wwc 2019 This post contains videos

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

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