Chinese tourists: the country’s outbound tourist numbers are up 20 per cent. Photograph: EPA/WU HONG

China’s Travel & Leisure magazine, a bilingual publication with 550,000 circulation, has named Ireland “best travel destination” in the world at a(...)

Chelsea’s former Brazilian midfielder Ramires is to join Jiangsu Suning.  Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Transfer deadline day may have been fairly tame in England this year – Pep Guardiola’s bombshell move to Manchester City aside – but in China, the bus(...)

Sean O’Driscoll: “Broadband and digital technology will consign geographical disadvantages to history”

The digital age offers a huge opportunity for both Cork city and the county to overcome geographic disadvantage and compete internationally in a varie(...)

Created in China, how China is becoming a global innovator by Georges Haouer and Max Von Zedtwitz

With concern rising about the economic health of China, this interesting and well researched look at how the global superpower is transforming itself (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the start of the trading day in New York. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

European equities bounced back on Friday, tracking a strong rally in Asian shares after the Bank of Japan stunned markets by announcing negative inter(...)

George Soros speaks in an interview at the World Economic Forum  in Davos, Switzerland last week. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

George Soros, the man who famously broke the pound, has been warned off going to “war on the renminbi” by ­Beijing, as China’s authorities again ­con(...)

Companies have raised $19.7 billion in China this year. Photograph: Jason Lee/Files

Chinese companies have raised twice as much capital in equity markets so far this year as those in the US and Europe combined – even as a plunge in ma(...)

Dr. Huiyi Bao, Lecturer, Department of English, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. PhD., School of English, Drama & Film, University College

Fudan University in Shanghai is one of the busiest student campuses on the planet. It has some 45,000 students who study everything from business and(...)

Pedestrians walk past a share prices board showing the numbers from various world stock markets in Tokyo

European equities rose sharply on Friday, adding to gains made in the previous session on European Central Bank stimulus hints, with bouncing commodit(...)

The Shanghai Composite Index gained 2 per cent to 3,007.65. Photograph: EPA.

Chinese stocks rebounded from the brink of a bear market in a late day swing as the lowest valuations in four months lured bargain hunters and a group(...)