Shoppers leave a Gap  store in Beijing. The firm said “We sincerely apologise for this unintentional error”. Photograph:  Gilles Sabri/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US fashion retailer Gap became the latest giant corporation to apologise to China for selling a T-shirt with an “incorrect” map that did not feature (...)

Interior view of the cabin of a new Bombardier C-Series CS100 airplane. Photograph: Alexandra Wey/EPA

Airbus plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier’s C Series passenger jet program, injecting critical financial support and expertise into a project(...)

Chinese tourists capturing the stature of Oscar Wilde on Merrion Square in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Chen Xian from Beijing was returning to the US to continue her studies when she heard a fellow Chinese passenger shouting at the flight crew. She expe(...)

The ARJ-21 was cleared to fly in China at the end of 2014

China has been one of the biggest buyers of Airbus and Boeing aircraft for many years but, just like in the auto or smartphone industries, the priorit(...)

Employees work at Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou. The company is making its first trial drone deliveries in China over the coming days. Photo: Bloomberg

Alibaba is making its first trial drone deliveries in China, as e-commerce rival Amazon. com struggles to start a similar program in the US. Asia’s la(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘It’s not that hard to get to Ireland.’ photograph: eric luke

A constant refrain in recent years about boosting tourism and trade links between Ireland and China has been the need for the introduction of a direct(...)