Protests have taken place outside the GPO in Dublin since May. File photograph: Eric Luke

Gardaí are investigating a series of alleged death threats made against pro-Hong Kong demonstrators in Dublin. Hong Kong emigrants and their support(...)

Anti-extradition bill protesters set up barriers, held together with cable ties, as they face riot police after a march in Hong Kong.Photograph:Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that has(...)

Photograph:  Fred Dufour/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump plans in coming days to sign an executive order that would prohibit American companies from using gear made by foreign telec(...)

Huawei’s vice-president for corporate communications Joe Kelly: “The West is quite individualistic. China is more collective”

As 5G and Huawei’s key role in its global development evolves into a geopolitical battleground, a former junior postman from Letterkenny is in the thi(...)

Chris Yeung, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalist Association, with Foreign Correspondents’ Club president Florence de Changy  outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Monday. They handed over petitions calling for an explanation of its visa rejection of Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

When Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet flew home to Hong Kong this week, he was given seven days to pack his things and quit the territory. Day(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May shakes hands with China’s president, Xi Jinping, at G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou  in 2015. Photograph: Etienne Oliveau

Theresa May travels to China this week hoping to revive a “golden era” of trade ties, as the British prime minister seeks to soothe Beijing’s jangled (...)

Pro-democracy lawmakers Nathan Law and Leung Kwok-hung  speak to the media before the verdict was handed down. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

The high court in Hong Kong has removed four elected pro-democracy parliamentarians from the city’s legislature after invalidating their oaths of offi(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping. There has been a series of tough legislation during the government of president  Jinping aimed at tightening control. File photograph: Jason Lee-Pool/Getty Images

The Chinese government has released a draft intelligence law that will give the country’s vast security apparatus greater power to investigate and mon(...)

Dirty bar street in Sanlitum, Beijing. Photograph: Xiao Lu Chu/Getty Images

When the demolition team took their hammers to dozens of pubs, restaurants, tattoo parlours and pirate DVD shops on “dirty bar street” in Sanlitun, a (...)

Last year, China launched a campaign to mark national anti-espionage day and warn against handsome foreigners springing “honey traps” and seducing naive Chinese civil servants.

The Beijing government is keen to enlist the services of the general public into counterintelligence by offering cash bounties of up to 500,000 yuan ((...)

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