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# china - Today’s News

China mass testing shows Covid-19 cases at six-month high
# Rising
# Rising

China mass testing shows Covid-19 cases at six-month high

8 hours ago 16,586 Views 35 Comments

China is battling its largest outbreak in months by testing entire cities and locking down millions.

# china - Yesterday’s News

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns
# China
# China

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns

Tue 8:16 AM 41,843 Views 44 Comments

The city has reported its first local infections in more than a year.

# china - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem
# Public Screening
# Public Screening

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem

Sat 3:45 PM 14,929 Views 35 Comments

Police are investigating Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem during a public screening at a shopping centre.

# china - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Jul 24th 2021, 12:58 PM 18,089 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

# china - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:56 PM 18,275 Views 9 Comments

A year’s average rainfall fell in just three days.

# china - Sunday 11 July, 2021

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses

Jul 11th 2021, 10:58 AM 17,746 Views 32 Comments

It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.

# china - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

German political scientist charged with spying for China
# Klaus L
# Klaus L

German political scientist charged with spying for China

Jul 6th 2021, 11:00 AM 12,033 Views 0 Comments

The suspect is due to appear before a judge later today.

# china - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday

Jun 23rd 2021, 8:36 PM 7,607 Views 15 Comments

Apple Daily was founded by tycoon Jimmy Lai in 1995.

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station
# Space
# Space

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:44 AM 7,912 Views 14 Comments

The three-man crew arrived at China’s Tianhe space station last week.

# china - Thursday 17 June, 2021

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

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

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 3:51 PM 11,911 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Five Apple Daily execs arrested under Hong Kong security law

Jun 17th 2021, 7:34 AM 16,133 Views 23 Comments

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

# china - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

Jun 15th 2021, 2:23 PM 10,781 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
# China
# China

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

Jun 15th 2021, 8:07 AM 28,003 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
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

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

Jun 15th 2021, 7:43 AM 11,004 Views 1 Comment

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

# china - Sunday 13 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 13th 2021, 10:28 AM 8,749 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.

# china - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Opinion: How Ireland established links with China to secure Covid-19 medical support
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

Jun 12th 2021, 11:00 AM 13,236 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.

# china - Friday 11 June, 2021

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

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,336 Views 19 Comments

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

# china - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 9th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,000 Views 20 Comments

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

# china - Sunday 6 June, 2021

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

Quiz: How much do you know about China?

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,104 Views 45 Comments

Go on, test yourself.

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

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

Jun 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 58,238 Views 22 Comments

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

# china - Friday 4 June, 2021

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

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 24,868 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 - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

'China makes more noise': What the EU can learn from Australia's relationship with China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 14,976 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
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,134 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
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen museum shuts down amid investigation

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:59 AM 15,739 Views 18 Comments

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

# china - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 1st 2021, 7:05 AM 11,104 Views 9 Comments

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

# china - Monday 31 May, 2021

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

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

May 31st 2021, 9:24 AM 21,280 Views 36 Comments

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

# china - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Chinese cargo spacecraft docks with orbital station
# China
# China

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.

# china - Saturday 29 May, 2021

If China was 100 people: How the world's most populous nation lives
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

May 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,183 Views 31 Comments

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

# china - Friday 28 May, 2021

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

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

May 28th 2021, 7:01 AM 9,075 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 - Monday 24 May, 2021

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

China rejects reports of illnesses at Wuhan lab in late 2019

May 24th 2021, 9:45 PM 29,673 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
# Gansu Province
# Gansu Province

China probes deaths of 21 runners after freak weather hits ultramarathon

May 24th 2021, 8:09 AM 25,418 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.

# china - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Opinion: How countries deal with China is a litmus test of their commitment to human rights
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 PM 9,044 Views 90 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
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

New poll shows deep distrust of Chinese government among Irish public

May 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 28,335 Views 107 Comments
  • The Ireland Thinks poll also found that 65% of respondents said they either distrust or strongly distrust the British government.

# china - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Open Newsroom: How should Ireland relate to China's rising power?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: How should Ireland relate to China's rising power?

May 20th 2021, 9:46 AM 6,908 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?

# china - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

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

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

May 19th 2021, 9:00 PM 10,714 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?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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 12,248 Views 9 Comments

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

# china - Saturday 15 May, 2021

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

May 15th 2021, 10:58 AM 20,789 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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

May 15th 2021, 9:01 AM 48,572 Views 86 Comments

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

# china - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Open thread: How should Ireland engage with China's growing global influence?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

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

May 12th 2021, 1:37 PM 7,917 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.

# china - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

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

May 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 16,291 Views 45 Comments

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

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