Deng Xiaoping

80 results

The academics argue that IICS is too closely linked to the campus-based Confucius Institute. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A number of academics in University College Dublin have expressed strong opposition to a course on Chinese history and politics being delivered by an (...)

Jack Ma has not appeared in public since October 24th, when he gave a high-profile speech critical of the state-owned banks  as well as regulators who he said often sacrifice innovation on the altar of stability. Photograph:  Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

Four years ago, when Ant Group’s premier money market fund was racing to a peak of more than $260 billion (€213.5 billion) worth of assets under manag(...)

Sir Robert Hart, from Co Armagh, joined the British consular service in China, where he would live for 54 years

In the summer of 1900, hundreds of foreign diplomats and missionaries were besieged by the anti-western Boxer Rebellion in the Legation Quarter in Bei(...)

Protesters gather during a rally for secondary school students near the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December. File photograph: AP

Along with the thousands of protesters already arrested in Hong Kong, the city’s secondary school education system is now also in the dock and stands (...)

Before the multinationals: from 1921 to 1991 the Irish economy was the worst performer in western Europe; this photograph, by Hans Silvester of Gamma-Rapho, shows Toomey’s bar in Hollywood, Co Wicklow, in the 1950s

It’s easy to be a little perplexed by attitudes towards multinationals, given their transformative impact on our economy, their complete upgrading of (...)

 Nie Yuanzi at her home in Beijing, China, on May 18th, 2006. File photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Nie Yuanzi Born: April 5th, 1921 Died: September 4th, 2019 When Nie Yuanzi put up a vitriolic wall poster one day in 1966, she plunged into the polit(...)

A protest movement that began 10 weeks ago amid anger over a controversial extradition law has evolved into a wider movement for democratic reform whose demands include universal suffrage, an independent inquiry into the handling of the crisis and the resignation of Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

The standoff between protesters and the authorities is escalating in Hong Kong, and so too is the risk of an intervention by the Chinese security forc(...)

 Members of the medical profession gather to protest against Hong Kong police brutality at Queen Elizabeth Hospital on August 13, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images) BESTPIX

A long hot summer, escalating violent street protests, meddling from mainland China and rumours of imminent invasion from the north. The events in Hon(...)

Karoline Kan has published a memoir examining  the lives of three generations of Chinese women: her grandmother, her mother, and herself. Photograph: Kelly Dawson

Karoline Kan should never have been born. Her mother committed the rebellious act of having a second child in China in 1989. Under China’s one-child p(...)

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(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »