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The London-Shanghai Stock Connect will allow companies from China to sell global depository receipts in the UK, and enable London-traded firms to list similar securities in Shanghai

London Stock Exchange Group has laid out a blueprint for its long-awaited trading link with Shanghai, an initiative that will further China’s efforts (...)

Feargal Mooney, left: Mr Mooney’s departure follows that of CFO Mari Hurley, who said in December she would leave the business in the first half of this year.    File photograph: Dave Meehan

Feargal Mooney is to step down as chief executive of Hostelworld, the Irish hostel-focused online booking platform. Mr Mooney, who joined Hostelwor(...)

Competition for Chinese business is intense among European nations, and Ireland’s achievement is all the more remarkable when you consider the differences in staffing levels compared to some of our EU colleagues. Photograph: Jie Zhao/Corbis via Getty Images

The recent success in securing approval for Irish beef imports into China was accomplished by hard work and astute negotiation by Ireland’s embassy in(...)

The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

RooMigo founder Ed Burke came up with the idea when looking for somewhere to live in Singapore

Living in shared accommodation can be harmony or hell, depending on how well the people get on. Up to now choosing housemates has largely been a lucky(...)

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin: he  said he was “cautiously optimistic” about the chance of an agreement with Beijing

China’s commerce ministry has welcomed the possibility of a visit by US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin for trade talks in a sign that the two econo(...)

It was impossible to know which tap to turn in what direction for hot or cold. One false move threatened disaster.

I have just come back from a work trip to Asia where I had two basic aims: eat as many dumplings as possible and try not to nod off with jet lag in th(...)

Wu Xiaohui, former chairman of China’s giant insurer Anbang, has expressed remorse and sought leniency at the end of his trial for alleged fraud of $10.4 billion (€8.45 billion).

Wu Xiaohui, the former chairman of China’s giant insurer Anbang, has expressed remorse and sought leniency at the end of his trial for alleged fraud o(...)

Many young Irish teachers have emigrated to secure experience, permanent posts and better pay packages. Photo: iStock

The shortage of teachers has been making headlines recently with claims that many schools cannot find qualified teachers for their pupils. Teachers’ (...)

 Emerald Green Baby co-founder Brian Goff: The company started off selling products in China directly using the Taobao platform, initially from Dublin, in 2015.

Irish food company Emerald Green Baby has launched its mother, baby, health and beauty products on the potentially enormous Chinese market using the c(...)

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