University College Dublin had a busy and extremely productive week in China last week. The headline event of the visit was signing a deal to set up UC(...)

The city government of Yantai in northeast China will provide €300 million and a 300-acre campus to set up a University College Dublin campus in Yantai.

The city government of Yantai in northeast China will provide €300 million and a 300-acre campus to set up a University College Dublin campus (...)

Chen Guangcheng, whose position at Columbia University in New York was not renewed  after a year. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Chen Guangcheng, the “barefoot lawyer” who fled house arrest in China before moving to the United States, is to join three organisations, including a (...)

It was China’s trial of the century, the former Chongqing Communist Party boss Bo Xilai, charged with taking nearly 27 million yuan (€3.32 million) in(...)

A TV screen shows a news report of disgraced politician Bo Xilai standing in the courtroom, flanked by police guards, at Jinan Intermediate People’s Court on Thursday. Photograph; Vincent Yu/AP

Foreign journalists are not allowed to enter the court to report China’s trial of the century, that of former Communist Party superstar Bo Xilai on gr(...)

A woman holds a sign – which reads “Watching the trial of Bo Xilai to see if fairness and justice are done” – in front of the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court building, where the trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be held. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The central court building in the Chinese city of Jinan, provincial capital of Shandong, is a tall skyscraper that looms over a group of administrativ(...)

Bo Xilai is almost certain to be found guilty when he stands trial on charges of corruption. Photograph: AP

Over the years, Bo Xilai has been a big-city mayor, a provincial boss, a jailed counter-revolutionary, a trade tsar and a Communist Party grandee. But(...)

A man walks past JPMorgan Chase’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. The news that JPMorgan Chase is being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its hiring policy in China has not been widely reported in China. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Burton

Reports that US authorities have opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help it win b(...)

Bo Xilai, once a contender for the top leadership in the world’s second-largest economy, was ousted last year as Communist Party chief in Chongqing, in China’s biggest political scandal in two decades, following the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood. Photograph:  Reuters/Jason Lee

China’s “trial of the century” could begin within weeks with purged politburo member Bo Xilai facing charges of bribery, abuse of power and embezzleme(...)

Leo Crawford, president of Spar International and group chief executive of BWG Group, with chairman and founder of Spar China, Wang Pelhuan, in Killarney, Co Kerry

A group of 23 delegates from Spar China, including chairman and founder Wang Peihuan, were in Ireland for the International Spar Congress last week an(...)

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