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# china - Friday 13 July, 2018

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead Yibin City This post contains videos

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead

Images showed what appeared to be the burned out shell of a building.

# china - Friday 6 July, 2018

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.

# china - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

# china - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'It will hurt the most vulnerable': Companies raise concerns over escalating China-US trade war

Latest moves brought the world’s two largest economies to the verge of an all-out confrontation.

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# china - Friday 15 June, 2018

Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

He warned of “additional tariffs” should China retaliate with countermeasures.

# china - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Huh? Chinese social media users have been left stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

“Those who say it can not be done should not interrupt those doing it.”

# china - Thursday 7 June, 2018

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

# china - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.

# china - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet

The Sichuan Airlines plane carrying 128 people was diverted and made an emergency landing.

# china - Friday 11 May, 2018

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry Not Together This post contains videos

Eurovision ends contract with Chinese broadcaster after it didn't show Irish entry

The performance featured two men dancing on stage.

# china - Monday 7 May, 2018

'I (won't) be there for you': Chinese fans devastated after Friends pulled from streaming site

The US sitcom has been a hit in China for decades.

# china - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Trump says China is 'very spoiled' by trade wins over the US

The American president has accused China of unfair trade practices.

# china - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Chinese website bans videos of 'subversive' Peppa Pig

Peppa is bizarrely popular in China.

# china - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

# china - Friday 27 April, 2018

Seven dead and 12 wounded as knife wielding man attacks Chinese school

The suspect confessed that he had been “bullied” when he attended the school as a child.

# china - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Man suspected of setting karaoke lounge on fire, killing 18, was 'drunk and had a fight'

The suspect reportedly used a motorcycle to block the building’s door.

# china - Monday 23 April, 2018

'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.

# china - Friday 20 April, 2018

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

# china - Monday 16 April, 2018

After 18 years, China has opened its markets to Irish beef

Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled in the last three decades.

# china - Saturday 14 April, 2018

The rush to sell Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' (fish bladders) in China is pushing two species toward extinction

Totoaba swim bladders can sell for up to over €16,000 in China.

# china - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Chinese baby born four years after parents died in car crash

“He’s always smiling,” the baby’s grandmother said.

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# china - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

# china - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defunct Chinese space station plunges back to Earth over South Pacific

The remote location of its landing made it difficult for stargazers to witness the event.

China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products

The tariffs follow weeks of rhetoric that has raised fears of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

# china - Friday 30 March, 2018

Chinese space station set to plummet back to Earth in the coming days

Chinese authorities said it will offer a “splendid” show similar to a meteor shower.

# china - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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.

# china - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Debris from space station hurtling towards Earth not expected to hit populated areas

One expert said the odds of being struck by space debris are 10 million times less likely than getting hit by lightening.

Speculation is rife that Kim Jong Un just took a special armoured train into China

The meeting would dismiss suggestions that China has been sidelined by North Korea holding summits with the US and South Korea.

# china - Sunday 25 March, 2018

China's building the world's fastest wind tunnel to test planes ... and possibly missiles

The 265-metre-long tunnel can be used to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel 25 times the speed of sound.

# china - Friday 23 March, 2018

'We're not afraid of a trade war': China hits back and threatens US with tariffs

Yesterday, Donald Trump hit China with tariffs of up to $60 billion of imports.

# china - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'The first of many' - Trump hits China with tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports

The move sent stocks diving amid rising market fears the United States could provoke a trade war.

# china - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Irish globetrotters will soon have their choice of Chinese cities to fly to

Flights to Hong Kong and Beijing are both starting in June.

# china - Sunday 11 March, 2018

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life

The parliament voted 2,958 in favour and two against abolishing presidential term limits.

# china - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The42 Atletico Madrid duo became the latest stars to move to China Pastures New

Atletico Madrid duo became the latest stars to move to China

Nicolas Gaitan and Yannick Ferreira Carrasco will line up in the Chinese Superleague with Daliam Yinfang.

# china - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

China wants US man 'severely punished' after thumb stolen from ancient Terracotta Warrior

The man is alleged to have snuck into the closed exhibit and took a selfie with the terracotta figure before stealing the thumb.

# china - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Buzzfeed has joined forces with a massive Beijing firm to bring its content to China

Bytedance will select what it broadcasts of BuzzFeed’s content to avoid the wrath of Chinese censors.

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