A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A strong earthquake has hit a mountainous region in south-western China near a famous national park, killing 13 people, injuring 175 others and crippling power and phone networks.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador has accused the United States of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment".
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has pushed for closer Chinese-US co-operation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear programme, in his first face-to-face talks with senior Chinese diplomats.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Korean Jeunghun Wang surged into a three-shot lead with seven birdies in the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in Doha.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Two Aer Lingus workers and a Chinese national have been remanded in custody, charged with human trafficking at Dublin Airport.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Two Aer Lingus workers and a Chinese national have been remanded in custody after being charged in connection with organised human trafficking at Dublin Airport.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
China has said it is willing to have constructive dialogue with the Vatican - as long as its Catholics are loyal to Beijing and their religion is adapted to Chinese society.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
Day Seven of the Olympic Games produced even more history from an Irish point of view, with the medals table reached finally at the end of the opening week.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Mon, 30 May, 2016
A Chinese detergent maker has apologised to black people hurt by an advert in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Back in 2013 Polish developers Flying Wild Hog did a pretty unlikely thing by crafting a reboot of the Shadow Warrior franchise. And they went one further by making a game that was gorgeous, gory and a lot of fun to play.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Waste mudslide covers buildings in China’s latest industrial disaster
Thu, 24 Dec, 2015
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
When the Thai military says cadets cannot bring phones to training, they mean it.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A London skyscraper that made headlines for reflecting sunlight at an intensity that melted parts of a Jaguar car in the street below has been awarded the annual Carbuncle Cup that highlights perceived architectural horrors.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Chinese state media yesterday announced a slew of confessions following probes into recent stock market gyrations, including from a detained reporter who admitted to spreading false information that caused “panic and disorder”.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
HTC revealed that it will announce a new ‘hero’ device in October. CEO Cher Wang made the announcement during HTC's annual general meeting.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
China’s export sales contracted 15% in March, a shock outcome that deepens concern about sputtering Chinese economic growth.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Six inmates led by a mob boss died by suicide at a prison in Taiwan after a failed break-out attempt in which they seized weapons and held a warden and guards hostage.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
The pilots who operate TransAsia Airways’ ATR propeller-jets have started proficiency tests, three days after one of the carrier’s planes crashed into a Taiwan river, killing at least 39 people.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
One of the engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after take-off, Taiwan’s top aviation safety official said today.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Forget the London clubs. Forget Manchester. Forget Paris, Monaco and Rome. The most significant foreign investment in European football came last week and it’s not Russian, Arab or American but Chinese, writes.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Emma Straub says the ‘naked face’ look makes an edgy non-conformist statement about a woman, while Paula Burns argues thick brows define a face, promoting a natural beauty and urges us all to banish our tweezers.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Two Malaysian children have sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
Hong Kong police have warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory’s leader does not resign by today.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
Chinese officials have warned of “chaos” and thrown their weight behind Hong Kong’s embattled leader in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down today.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron’s blockbuster movie Avatar involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
Botox injections could provide an effective treatment for stomach cancer, research has shown.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
The parents of a teenage girl run over and killed by emergency vehicles after the Asiana Airlines crash landing at San Francisco airport is suing the city, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
The director of Amnesty International UK said she was “forcefully” shoved by a Chinese embassy official during a ceremony to remember protesters killed in one of China’s bloodiest crackdowns.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Beijing has launched a security crackdown on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the crushing of pro-democracy protests centred on the capital’s Tiananmen Square.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2014
China detained another activist amid intense efforts to suppress commemorations of next week’s 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
The father of one of the victims of British-born gunman Elliot Rodger has pleaded with politicians to take action on gun control as the dead were honoured at a memorial service.
Wed, 28 May, 2014
With Flight MH370 having been missing for over a month, lawyers are gearing up to fight for relatives seeking compensation. The US could be the battleground, writes
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Furious that Malaysia has declared their loved ones lost in a plane crash without physical evidence, Chinese relatives of the missing marched to the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing today.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
A Chinese man who delivered food and supplies to cannabis grow houses around the country has avoided jail on the understanding that he will be deported.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Kangaroo meat hopping off the menu
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013