A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 06 May, 2020
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020
A week is a long time in pandemics.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
Australia and Taiwan have joined the growing number of governments offering financial aid to airlines, while authorities in Europe rushed to agree steps to rescue carriers which have had to park planes and cut jobs as the coronavirus pandemic puts the brake on travel.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
A cruise ship that has been refused entry by at least three other ports over the coronavirus has now been turned away by Thailand.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
Our understanding of how coronavirus works through a community is bound to change as more resources are focused on the problem. In the interim, how ever long that might be, the outbreak offers a perfect plot line for one of those Hollywood propaganda pieces dressed as a thriller where the du jour action hero comes to the rescue and, as an aside, uncovers a dastardly right-wing plot.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
As 2019 ends, there is relief that political interference did not overly damage trade, but whereas we have escaped the bullet this time, we may not be so lucky in the new year.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
To avert an environmental catastrophe, we need many more like her, writes
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Dublin is the sixth friendliest city in the world, according to a new survey.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Chameleon was opened by Carol Walsh in the heart of Temple Bar 25 years ago in 1994 when the quarter had an exotic hipster feel and was still home to parts of the rag trade.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
A snapshot of Asia would show a region with stable societies and growing economies. But we may look back on this as the time the region fell apart, says
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blacklist.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
The billionaire founder of Apple’s largest supplier has asked the US company to move part of its sprawling production chain from China to neighbouring Taiwan.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
Expressions of ‘deep sorrow and regret’ are unlikely to be enough to save embattled Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, writeand .
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
explores the controversial plan to allow extraditions from Hong Kong to mainland China which has a deeply flawed justice system
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Fears of a fresh global recession have increased with latest data showing continued shrinkage in manufacturing levels around the world as trade war and Brexit concerns escalate.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
US officials are targeting a $300 bn (€266 billion) list of additional Chinese imports, including laptop computers, for tariff hikes.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
IIN January 2019, Oxfam published figures showing that the 26 richest billionaires on earth own the same wealth as the 3.8bn people who make up the poorest half of the earth’s population. The ratio is 26: 3,800,000,000,000. Some world we live in, when you come to think of it. How did we get it so wrong?
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Toxic masculinity. Nothing has divided public opinion quite like this topic in recent times.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm — which is building a significant presence at a new support office at Mahon in Cork — will settle an anti-trust case with Taiwanese regulators for about €80m, and has also pledged to invest €605m in Taiwan over the next five years.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
It may be starting to sound like a broken record for emerging markets, with the twists and turns of US-China trade tensions likely to dominate investor concerns this week.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
A startup is on a mission to change our sleeping habits and get us bouncing out of bed in the mornings.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel pulls down the curtains, turns on the lights, and spray paints yellow the 500lb gorilla in the room, says Peter Van Buren.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
A tourist couple were left teetering in their hired car high over one of Ireland’s most famous viewing spots this afternoon after hitting the accelerator rather than the brake while stopping to take a peek.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
Apple is facing production delays to its top-of-the-line iPhone X due to problems with the 3-D sensor manufacturing process, according to a series of news reports.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
A new report by the Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return Initiative warns global investors that food safety remains a “very high and immediate risk” in Asia’s meat, dairy, and seafood sector.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Apple is poised to launch its expected iPhone 8, hoping the number’s auspicious connotations in China will help turn around fortunes in the world’s biggest smartphone market after six quarters of falling sales.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Previous rumours about the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone have suggested an August timeframe and we now have official confirmation that this is indeed the case.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Irish manufacturing appears to have shed its Brexit blues caused by the drop in sterling, while UK manufacturing growth slowed significantly, according to the latest surveys of purchasing managers across the world.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
There is growing concern that Beijing was steadily eroding the "one country, two systems" principle put in place after it took control of the Asian financial hub.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Gardaí are set to recommend charges are brought against two men in relation to a sophisticated cyber attack involving the attempted theft of more than €1m.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, making the island the first place in Asia to recognise gay unions.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Qualcomm has filed a complaint against Foxconn Technology and three other Apple contract manufacturers for not paying royalties, firing the latest salvo in its fight with the iPhone maker.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Following a number of notable teasers, HTC has finally launched its latest smartphone, the HTC U11, at a special event in Taiwan.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
A teaser video for the upcoming HTC U 11 smartphone featuring some very quick glimpses of the device has been uploaded to YouTube.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
One of the big highlights for day four of the Cork International Choral Festival is The Big Sing, where everyone gets the chance to take to the stage. Check out some of Saturday's highlights here.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
explores adverse effects of technology exposure on children and how health professionals are trying to grapple with a problem the extent of which is not yet known.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Cork will come alive with the sound of music next week as 5,000 singers arrive from all over the world for the annual International Choral Festival.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Taiwan has banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
HTC today announced the arrival of a limited edition variant of the HTC U Ultra smartphone complete with sapphire glass screen.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017