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Naively, I thought all tips, card or cash, went to the staff. Photograph: Getty Images

A friend told me recently about an experience she’d had eating out in the US. Running low on change, she had left a relatively modest tip, and found h(...)

Taoglas’s tax charge roughly quadrupled last year  to €1.4 million, which had the effect of reducing its after-tax profit by 20 per cent to just under €3 million.

Enniscorthy-based Taoglas, which designs and makes high-tech antennae, posted strong rises in both turnover and operating profit last year, a period w(...)

 Former US president George HW Bush (bottom) celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the US army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump with SFC Michael Elliott in Kennebunkport, Maine in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

George Herbert Walker Bush Born June 12th, 1924 Died November 30th, 2018 George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the US (19(...)

The USS Decatur:  In September, a Chinese destroyer came within a few hundred metres of colliding with the destroyer in the South China Sea. Photograph: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

China has warned the United States against ratcheting up military tensions in Asia after two American naval vessels sailed through the Taiwan Strait, (...)

The price of an iPhone ranges from $449 to $1,449 in the US, including older models such as the iPhone 7 that Apple still sells. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Apple, which has lost a fifth of its value in a tech market rout since October, is poised for another setback after US President Donald Trump suggeste(...)

A same-sex marriage supporter adjusts the wedding veil of his friend, in front of an ad for  a wedding firm,  after a marriage equality referendum was lost, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on November 25th. Photograph:  Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has suffered punishing losses in local elections in a boost for the China-friendly opposition, whil(...)

Taiwanese will  vote in a referendum to see if the self-ruled island should compete in international sports events  as Taiwan instead of  Chinese Taipei. Photograph: EPA/David Chang

Officials in self-ruled Taiwan have vowed to defend themselves against what they say are efforts by mainland China to swing voters away from the rulin(...)

Shenzhen, , just across the border from Hong Kong, has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

In the tech incubators and skyscrapers of Shenzhen, which has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley and a post(...)

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(...)

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