A “Temporarily Unavailable” sticker  on a picture of chicken nuggets on the menu at a McDonald’s restaurant in Hong Kong last Friday. McDonald’s Corp has suspended sales of certain items in Hong Kong after the Husi  food safety scare. Photograph: Reuters/Bobby Yip

OSI Group LLC, a meat supplier to McDonald’s Corp, said it would recall all products made by its Shanghai plant. “To help rebuild the trust . .(...)

 Didier Drogba has signed for another term with his old club Chelsea. He has agreed a one year deal. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Didier Drogba will begin his second spell at Chelsea next season after agreeing a one-year deal with Jose Mourinho’s side. The 36-year-old striker and(...)

Maybe it’s the stage Irish sentimentality. Or maybe it’s the non sequiturs. But it’s hard to think of a more heartbroken noir mark than Michael O’Hara(...)

Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff hosts leaders from the BRICS countries and the Union of South American Nations. photograph: ueslei marcelino/reuters

It wasn’t just the World Cup taking place in Brazil this month. Also gathered in Brazil were senior representative of the BRICS countries, Brazil, Rus(...)

 The Department of Foreign Affairs: organised training and briefing programme. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of government officials, leading Communist Party cadres and executives from state-owned enterprises from Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing and Beijing(...)

Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff  with China’s president Xi Jinping at the sixth Brics summit in Fortaleza. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff had some reason to be pleased with herself this week.Not only did she host on Monday a successful meeting of the lea(...)

Only one in 10 students was able to tackle the most complex financial tasks on the test.

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European businesses have welcomed China’s decision to lift some of the restrictions on foreign investment in the Shanghai free trade zone, which is se(...)

A Chinese national flag is seen in front of a GlaxoSmithKline office building in Shanghai. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Confirmation last week from British drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline that it had received a secretly filmed sex tape of its former China chief, Mark Reilly,(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton: leading 41 companies on a trade mission to drum up business with Ireland’s biggest trading partner in Asia

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is in China this week leading 41 companies on a trade mission to drum up business with Ire(...)