Chinese tanks are confronted by a lone demonstrator after the crushing of protests in Tiananmen Square.

Zoom disabled the accounts of a group of Chinese dissidents in the US after they used a video conference to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre.(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan on her way to finishing second in the 1,500m. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There are possibly some people, somewhere, who still attribute the most incredible running performances of our time to the fresh turtle blood and cate(...)

A Chinese shopkeeper waits for customers at a local market in Beijing on March 4th. A 55-year-old individual from Hubei province may have been the first person to have contracted Covid-19 in November last year. Photograph: Getty Images

This is the first in a series of regular updates from Irish Times Environment and Science Editor Kevin O’Sullivan on scientific initiatives and develo(...)

Photograph: iStock

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways asked its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave, saying preserving cash was key for the carrier and (...)

A worker in a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Rome Photograph: Erika Kinetz/AP Photo

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways plans to cut around 30 per cent of its capacity over the next two months, including around 90 per cent of its fligh(...)

Korean K-pop superstars BTS. Korea’s love affair with K-pop aesthetics makes it more acceptable for men to care about their looks. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/EPA

In 2016 one of the most anticipated theatrical shows in South Korea was an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. The eponymous prota(...)

Yan’an, in the Shanbei region of China’s Shaanxi province: “the dusty birthplace of an epochal story of social change, where an agrarian, inward-looking country evolved into the world’s second-biggest economy”. Photograph:  Getty Images

The sun is setting above Yan’an, where the 1949 revolution in China that swept the communists to power under the leadership of chairman Mao Zedong spr(...)

Ganfeng’s expertise has been in processing lithium raw materials  into the next stage chemical products that can be used in lithium-ion batteries. Photograph: iStock

Carlow is an unlikely staging post in the super-charged rise of a key player in China’s push to dominate the global electric-vehicle revolution. Ganf(...)

A handout image made available by Interpol showing Meng Hongwei, Chinese President of Interpol. Photograph: EPA

French authorities have opened an inquiry into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of international police agency Interpol, after he r(...)

Cathay Pacific missed an F during a paint update. Photograph: Cathay Pacific/HKADB/Facebook

Cathay Pacific has given visitors to Hong Kong airport a surprise by spelling its name wrong on the side of a plane. The Boeing jet was emblazoned wit(...)

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