In a photo provided by the US navy, Chinese dredging vehicles in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, an artificial island the Chinese are building. Photograph: The New York Times

US defense secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that Beijing’s island-building in the South China(...)

The celadon jade seal, of a pale, olive- green colour and double-gourd shape has a carving depicting three hornless dragons from Chinese mythology

China. Prof Alan Fletcher of UCD, an expert on Chinese art who attended the auction, told The Irish(...)

The Hudson County correctional centre in Kearny, New Jersey.  Yang Xiuzhu, a senior official who oversaw construction projects in the booming eastern province of Zhejiang, is in US custody pending her removal to China.  Photograph: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

China’s most wanted fugitive, a government official accused of embezzling more than €36.5 million(...)

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Photograph: Reuters/US Navy

The United States said on Friday that China had placed mobile artillery weapons systems on a(...)

Amnesty International have called on Northern Ireland to use Saturday’s friendly against Qatar to put pressure on the Qatari government to improve the rights of the migrants working on the 2022 World Cup. Photograph: Getty

(...) has been drawn alongside China, Hong Kong, Bhutan and Maldives. Northern Ireland stand in second place(...)

China’s stock market rally is creating two billionaires a week. Even a recent equities slump has(...)

The Jin Mao Tower and the World Financial Centre of Shanghai: the city is home to more than 50,000 of China’s super-rich, as is the case in Beijing and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong and Sichuan. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

China, the world’s second-largest economy, may not be growing as quickly as it was a couple of(...)

Part of the cigarette haul recovered at Dublin Port on Thursday. The Dorchester brand cigarettes were described on the carrying ship’s manifest as “vacuum cleaners” and are believed to be counterfeit. Photograph:  Revenue

(...)-led operation carried out with China’s customs authorities. If genuine, the cigarettes would be worth about €4(...)

(...), Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, and the United States will(...)

A student accused of being part of an international drugs trafficking operation sending £15 million worth of cannabis to Northern Ireland is to be released from custody

Thursday. Yahan Wang was granted bail after her parents travelled from China to live with her at an(...)