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# beijing - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

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

Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed

Mar 13th 2012, 8:53 PM 3,891 Views 10 Comments

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

# beijing - Friday 17 February, 2012

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

# beijing - Friday 10 February, 2012

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

'Birth tourism' heightens tensions between China and Hong Kong

Feb 10th 2012, 8:40 PM 4,791 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
From The42
# Snub

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

Feb 10th 2012, 1:58 PM 838 Views 0 Comments

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

# beijing - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?
# Extravagent
From The Daily Edge
# Extravagent

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

Feb 7th 2012, 2:03 PM 2,697 Views 8 Comments

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

# beijing - Friday 13 January, 2012

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

# beijing - Monday 2 January, 2012

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

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 6,357 Views 96 Comments

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

# beijing - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe
# Claim
From The42
# 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.

# beijing - Thursday 27 October, 2011

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

# beijing - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Chinese court rejects activist appeal for protest
# China
# 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.

# beijing - Friday 7 October, 2011

Irish one-two in China as Roche and Deignan star
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# 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.

# beijing - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

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

# beijing - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Watch: 6 Guinness World Records that Usain Bolt could conceivably break
# Challenge
From The42
# 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…

# beijing - Friday 8 July, 2011

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

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,332 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# beijing - Friday 24 June, 2011

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

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 728 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# beijing - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

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

Thieves plunder historic treasures at Beijing's Forbidden City

May 11th 2011, 10:08 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

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

# beijing - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Tibetan community get new political leader
# Tibet
# Tibet

Tibetan community get new political leader

Apr 27th 2011, 8:23 PM 405 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.

# beijing - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24
# China
# 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 - Monday 7 March, 2011

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