Some 20,000 Google employees worldwide – more than one in five, including staff based in Dublin (above) – left their desks to gather outside their workplaces in an unprecedented mass walkout Thursday morning. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Public protests by employees are fleetingly rare in the technology industry, but some 20,000 Google employees worldwide – more than one in five – left(...)

 A bus is lifted out of the Yangtze River by a floating crane in Wanzhou in southwestern China’s Chongqing Municipality. Police said on Friday that a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver was the cause of the bus plunging off a bridge and killing at least 13 people on Sunday. Photograph: Wang Quanchao/Xinhua/AP

In their final moments, the passengers screamed. A woman stood at the front of the bus, slapping the driver with a mobile phone. The driver hit back, (...)

The National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai is the world’s largest single-block exhibition complex with a total floor area of nearly 1.5 million sq m.

On Monday, November 5th, next, 24 Irish companies will join more than 2,800 exhibitors from around the world at the first ever China International Imp(...)

Wen Chen, chairman of the Ireland China Science and Technology Association at the CIIE promotion event in Dublin in March 2018.

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being promoted in this country by the Ireland China Science and Technology Association (ICSATA) and the (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

A wave of selling in global markets eased in Europe on Thursday, but a series of earnings reports from bellwether technology stocks, which have borne (...)

Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, describes the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims as a system of training centres. Photograph: AP/Ng Han Guan

The West is trying to smear the Chinese government and is guilty of double standards in the way it reports on detention centres in the troubled wester(...)

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(...)

US vice-president Mike Pence addresses the Hudson Institute on the administration’s policy towards China in Washington, DC. Photograph: JIm Watson/AFP/Getty Images

China has accused US vice-president Mike Pence of making slanderous, baseless accusations after he said Beijing was trying to sway the US midterm elec(...)

Apple and Amazon have both denied the Bloomberg report alleging compromised hardware.  Photograph: Getty Images

A Chinese military unit has been inserting tiny microchips into computer servers used by companies including Apple and Amazon that give China unpreced(...)

US secretary of defence James Mattis: “We believe that we do have to have a relationship with China.”  Photograph: Reuters

There are signs that Sino-US tensions are intensifying after Beijing postponed military talks with Washington in protest over the US decision last wee(...)

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