China’s president Xi Jinping at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday. China and Australia have  signed a declaration of intent on a landmark free trade deal more than a decade in the making. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

China’s anti-corruption dragnet spread its tentacles overseas with the capture of 288 fugitives suspected of committing economic crimes who had fled (...)

 Graeme McDowell  plays his second shot in to the ninth hole during the first round of the WGC - HSBC Champions at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. Photoghraph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Patrick Reed hit the headlines for the wrong reasons in Shanghai on the opening day of the WGC-HSBC Champions event. While playing partner Graeme McDo(...)

Minister for Eduction  Jan O’Sullivan: We have seen an increase in the number of Chinese students studying at graduate and postgraduate level in Ireland.”   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

One of the great Irish exports to China has been education, and Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan was in China last week on a trade mis(...)

Both Marussia (pictured) and Caterham are in dire financial straits and other teams are not far behind.

Any potential shareholder would right now be on the phone, giving it the full eighties Michael-Douglas-in-Wall-Street performance – shouting sell, sel(...)

  Sergio Garcia of Spain in action during day three of the 2014 CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Malaysia. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia is just one shot off the lead heading into the final round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia, but Ryder Cup team-mate Lee Westwood fell we(...)

Rikard Karlberg of Sweden acknowledges the crowd during round one of the CIMB Classic   in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Photograph: Ahmad Yusni / EPA

Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg carded a flawless 65 to claim a two-shot lead after the first round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Thursday. Karlberg re(...)

Najib Razak: “Let us hope in the coming months there will be some success.” Photograph: Nikhil Monteiro/Reuters

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared figh(...)

Tony Mangan at Machu Picchu in Peru

Friday afternoon, driving down the N11, trying to find the man who has run around the world. Because if Tony Mangan is for real he must be at least se(...)

Stephen Hyland at the Coroner’s Court inquest into the death of his wife Nora Hyland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest of a Dublin woman who had to wait almost 40 minutes for a blood transfusion after s(...)

ESB International  has won a €1.5 million in new energy consultancy projects in Asia.  Pictured at the Asia Trade Forum which took place in Kuala Lumpur last week were (from left) Michael Quigley, business development director, ESB International, Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora, and Paraic McGrath, business development manager, Asia, ESB International

Ireland’s business community in Asia gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the eighth Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum, an event each y(...)