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The 120-strong delegation from Ireland visited Hong Kong as part of the annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year CEO Retreat. Photograph: Getty Images

“Build Your Dreams” reads the sign at the entrance to the vast industrial campus in Shenzhen occupied by BYD, a Chinese conglomerate that manufactures(...)

Thousands of Weibo users have begun posting selfies of themselves in full goth make-up and dark clothing with the hashtag #ASelfieForTheGuangzhouMetro. Photograph: Alberto Buzzola/Getty Images

China’s goth community have united in an online protest after a woman was ordered to remove her dramatic make-up before being allowed on the subway to(...)

A measure of success at trade shows is not just how many visitors come to your booth, but how many come back a second or third time, and bring their colleagues.

What is the best way to get noticed? Spring is a prime time for trade conferences. Among many others, Mobile World Congress has just been held in Bar(...)

 Potential unicorns such as Checkr and Earnin are building businesses off the last generation of unicorns by offering services to them. Photograph: Getty Images

Technology startups worth $1 billion, once as rare as unicorns, are now plentiful enough and old enough that there is a new generation behind them – o(...)

People perform a lion dance to bring good luck to tourists during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. Photograph: David Chang/EPA

China has started pulling mainland-based Taiwanese businesspeople and students into “brainstorming” sessions on the future of the de facto independent(...)

West Ham’s Marko Arnautovic. The Chinese deal would have seen him receive £40m over a four-year contract, a large upgrade on his West Ham wage of £90,000 a week

Marko Arnautovic has performed a dramatic U-turn and pledged his future to West Ham. The previously want-away forward released a statement on Instagr(...)

Screenshots from ‘A Gay’s Life’, which has logged more than a million players so far.

In the two decades since homosexuality was decriminalised in China, discrimination against LGBTI people has eased. But while being gay is no longer cl(...)

A woman walks in the rain the day after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Yangjiang in China’s Guangdong province on Monday. Photograph:   Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images

Four people have died in southern China after the world’s most ferocious storm this year, Typhoon Mangkhut, lashed the province of Guangdong, with win(...)

Waves crash beside Hung Hom Promenade and Hung Hom Ferry Pier amid Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong. Photograph: Pcmarriotthk/Youtube/Reuters

Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China after lashing the northern Philippines. Strong winds and heavy rain have left at least 64 people(...)

A woman  walks past US consulate in Guangzhou, China. A number of US diplomats were evacuated this week after complaining  of symptoms similar to those “following concussion or minor traumatic brain injury”. Photograph:   Sue-Lin Wong/Reuters

China has said it is prepared to help get to the bottom of a mysterious illness that has sickened Americans working at the US consulate in the souther(...)

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