543 results

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang:  ruled out major stimulus to fight short-term dips in growth.

China’s slowing economy was the backdrop to last week’s annual investment forum in Boao, on the holiday island of Hainan off southern China, wh(...)

Protestors holds signs   in Taipei, Taiwan rally. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

More than 100,000 protesters took to the streets of Taiwan’s capital on today as a two-week-long campaign against a trade pact with China gathe(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook

There’s a funny YouTube sketch by Dublin’s Pork Street comedy troupe called “There’s Too Many Apps For That”, in which comics Jim Elliot and D(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly has outlined the merits of competition-based universal health insurance (UHI) to achieve universal health enti(...)

A member of a pro-unification group with China’s national flag (centre) and another member with Taiwan’s national flag (right) outside the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taiwan. The two countries have held talks in China recently. photograph: epa/ david chang

It may be months away, but rumours are already circulating that the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in October will be the ven(...)

Taiwan and China

Talks between Taiwanese and Chinese officials have put their relations on a more politically representative footing capable of discussing a wid(...)

Wang Yu-chi, left, Minister of Taiwan’s Mainland Affair Council, shakes hands with Zhang Zhijun, right, Minister of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, before their meeting in Nanjing in east China’s Jiangsu province. It’s the first official contact between the two governments since the civil war in 1940s. Photograph: EPA

China and Taiwan are holding their highest-level official talks since they split at the end of a brutal civil war in 1949, in an effort to impr(...)

Yuan Zai, the first Taiwan-born baby panda, climbs a wood log inside an enclosure as visitors take pictures at the Taipei City Zoo in Taipei on   Monday. Photograph: Patrick Lin/Reuters

There has been another win for panda diplomacy as Taiwan unveiled a six-month-old giant panda named Yuan Zai to an adoring public, with 19,000 visi(...)

Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou receives a model of an Apache attack helicopter from the Taiwanese army’s commander in chief Lee Shying-jow on Friday. Some suggest the island’s residents were expressing their unhappiness with the government of Mr Ma in choosing “fake” as their word of the year. Photograph: Taiwan military news agency handout/EPA

And the defining word in the self-ruled Chinese island of Taiwan for the year 2013 is . . . fake!“Jia” (fake) saw off “hei” (black) and “luan” (chaos)(...)

Declan Coyle and with his wife, Annette, and three children.

Declan Coyle, a former Columban missionary, who is now a married father of three children including a nine-year-old boy with severe disabilities, has (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 48
  • 49
  • 50
  • 51
  • 52
  • 53
  • 54
  • Next
  • Last »