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# china - Yesterday’s News

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?

Wed 1:37 PM 7,602 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?

Tue 9:00 PM 14,772 Views 43 Comments

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

# china - Monday 10 May, 2021

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

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park

Mon 11:26 AM 15,032 Views 32 Comments

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

# china - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media
# Long March 5B Yao-2
# Long March 5B Yao-2

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

Sun 7:29 AM 21,281 Views 13 Comments

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

# china - Friday 7 May, 2021

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,698 Views 11 Comments

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

# china - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 28th 2021, 1:48 PM 7,071 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 - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 40,142 Views 36 Comments

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

# china - Sunday 18 April, 2021

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

Apr 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 11,846 Views 16 Comments

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

# china - Friday 16 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 16th 2021, 7:58 AM 7,728 Views 6 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

# china - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 14th 2021, 8:06 AM 6,577 Views 21 Comments

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

# china - Friday 2 April, 2021

RTÉ journalist: 'We could no longer justify raising a family in a country which increasingly acts with impunity against foreign citizens'
# China
# China

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 103,668 Views 44 Comments

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

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:33 AM 34,930 Views 51 Comments

16 cases have been confirmed in Ruili since Tuesday.

# china - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Irish journalist leaves China 'in a hurry' after coming under increased surveillance
# Yvonne Murray
# Yvonne Murray

Irish journalist leaves China 'in a hurry' after coming under increased surveillance

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 5:26 PM 79,770 Views 67 Comments

Murray is married to senior BBC correspondent John Sudworth who faced backlash for his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses.

China under pressure after WHO chief says 'further investigation' needed into lab leak theory
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

China under pressure after WHO chief says 'further investigation' needed into lab leak theory

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 12:19 PM 29,490 Views 34 Comments

“Let me say clearly that as far as WHO is concerned all hypotheses remain on the table,” Tedros Ghebreyesus said.

# china - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul
# Pro-Beijing
# Pro-Beijing

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul

Mar 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,201 Views 24 Comments

The amendments to Hong Kong’s constitution will give Beijing more control over the make-up of the city’s legislature.

# china - Monday 29 March, 2021

Animals were likely source of Covid-19, joint WHO-China report indicates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Animals were likely source of Covid-19, joint WHO-China report indicates

Mar 29th 2021, 7:08 AM 32,614 Views 58 Comments

The study says transmission from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario.

# china - Friday 26 March, 2021

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,255 Views 31 Comments

Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.

# china - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine
# Visas
# Visas

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine

Mar 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 12,808 Views 26 Comments

The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus.

# china - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:10 AM 18,405 Views 15 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

# china - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

Feb 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 19,815 Views 46 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

# china - Friday 26 February, 2021

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China

Feb 26th 2021, 10:59 PM 34,384 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.

# china - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China
# Richard O'halloran
# Richard O'halloran

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China

Feb 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 91,014 Views 0 Comments

Richard OHalloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

# china - Friday 19 February, 2021

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland says no one wants to see Richard O'Halloran's case 'spiral'
# He Xiangdong
# He Xiangdong

Chinese Ambassador to Ireland says no one wants to see Richard O'Halloran's case 'spiral'

Feb 19th 2021, 9:05 PM 57,903 Views 0 Comments

Ambassador He Xiangdong wouldn’t commit to a meeting with Mrs O’Halloran when asked by TheJournal.ie.

# china - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Hong Kong democracy activist seeks to be freed ahead of trial accused of colluding with foreign forces
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Hong Kong democracy activist seeks to be freed ahead of trial accused of colluding with foreign forces

Feb 18th 2021, 7:59 AM 5,003 Views 1 Comment

Jimmy Lai is one of several activists facing long-jail terms over new laws prompted by the Hong Kong anti-government protests.

Irish man detained in China: 'There is no reason for me to be stuck here'

Irish man detained in China: 'There is no reason for me to be stuck here'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 87,421 Views 0 Comments

A Seanad debate on O’Halloran’s detention was postponed on Monday at the request of Simon Coveney.

# china - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

WHO mission says theory that Covid-19 leaked from a lab is 'extremely unlikely'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 10:45 AM 41,151 Views 108 Comments

Experts believe the disease — which has gone on to kill more than 2.3 million people worldwide — originated in bats.

# china - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession
# Mars Or Bust
# Mars Or Bust

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession

Feb 7th 2021, 7:25 PM 17,670 Views 13 Comments

Both the UAE and China are newcomers to Mars, where more than half of Earth’s emissaries have failed.

# china - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

WHO team visits virus lab in Wuhan as part of Covid-19 probe
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO team visits virus lab in Wuhan as part of Covid-19 probe

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:49 AM 16,749 Views 26 Comments

The lab is at the heart of a controversial and unproven theory that it could have been the source of the first coronavirus outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

WHO team visits animal disease centre in Wuhan
# China
# China

WHO team visits animal disease centre in Wuhan

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:43 AM 20,481 Views 15 Comments

The team members were wearing full protective gear during the visit.

# china - Monday 1 February, 2021

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years
# Huawei
# Huawei

Huawei to create 110 jobs in Ireland over next two years

Feb 1st 2021, 7:30 AM 16,285 Views 26 Comments

The Chinese multinational said it plans to invest €80 million in Irish research and development.

# china - Sunday 31 January, 2021

WHO team visits Wuhan seafood market in search of coronavirus clues
# China
# China

WHO team visits Wuhan seafood market in search of coronavirus clues

Jan 31st 2021, 1:15 PM 27,488 Views 61 Comments

The Huanan Seafood Market was the site of a December 2019 outbreak of the virus.

# china - Saturday 30 January, 2021

WHO team visits second Wuhan hospital that had early Covid-19 patients
# China
# China

WHO team visits second Wuhan hospital that had early Covid-19 patients

Jan 30th 2021, 8:28 AM 20,329 Views 37 Comments

Scientists plan to visit hospitals and markets like the Huanan Seafood Market that was linked to many of the first cases.

# china - Friday 29 January, 2021

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital as it begins fieldwork into origins of pandemic
# Investigation
# Investigation

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital as it begins fieldwork into origins of pandemic

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 3:52 PM 18,846 Views 27 Comments

The World Health Organization team met with Chinese officials after exiting quarantine yesterday.

# china - Thursday 28 January, 2021

WHO team to start Covid-19 probe in Wuhan as world watches
# China
# China

WHO team to start Covid-19 probe in Wuhan as world watches

Jan 28th 2021, 7:46 AM 20,914 Views 35 Comments

Washington has called for a “robust and clear” investigation.

# china - Sunday 24 January, 2021

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion
# Safety
# Safety

11 rescued after two weeks underground following China gold mine explosion

Jan 24th 2021, 1:12 PM 17,342 Views 10 Comments

The workers were hauled up one by one in baskets with their eyes shielded to protect them after days in darkness.

# china - Friday 22 January, 2021

Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners
# Shandong
# Shandong

Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:13 AM 13,788 Views 3 Comments

The debris standing in the way weighs about 70 tons.

# china - Thursday 21 January, 2021

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say
# Explosion
# Explosion

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say

Jan 21st 2021, 4:54 PM 12,406 Views 10 Comments

One worker has died from head injuries in the explosion, state media said earlier.

# china - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
# China
# China

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Jan 20th 2021, 7:43 AM 9,639 Views 8 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

# china - Monday 18 January, 2021

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic

Jan 18th 2021, 10:42 PM 25,726 Views 71 Comments

“A largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread,” the expert panel found.

# china - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
# Grand Prix
From The42
# Grand Prix

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,903 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

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