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Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is behind a plan for the US telecoms sector that is being promoted by former White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove

AIB is ramping up preparations for its latest sale of toxic debt, code-naming the process Project Alder, with sources suggesting the value of the loan(...)

Chief executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam: ‘Suddenly in the middle of last year we had this trade war and all the figures came down’. Photograph: Richie Stokes

Hong Kong’s political leader Carrie Lam told Irish business leaders on Monday she is “worried” about the short-term impact of the US-China trade war o(...)

Workers stand outside a commercial building to use their phones and smoke during a break in Hong Kong. In banning e-cigarettes, Hong Kong joins Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay and 24 other countries. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Any plans Big Tobacco had to gain a bigger stake in the Hong Kong market went up in smoke after the territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam made the su(...)

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(...)

Andy Chan,  founder of the Hong Kong National Party, surrounded by members of the media as he leaves the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong  on Tuesday. Photograph:  Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images

Beijing has stepped up its demands for Hong Kong’s democratic movement to be brought to heel after an activist called for independence for the territo(...)

There will be four Hainan Airlines flights per week originating in Dublin, with two non-stop to Beijing and two stopping in Edinburgh before continuing to Beijing.

China’s Hainan Airlines will begin the first direct flights between Beijing and Dublin from June in a move set to give a significant boost to trade an(...)

Candles are formed in the shape of a heart during a vigil for  Liu Xiaobo outside China’s consulate in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Calls have been made for Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, to be allowed to leave China following the dissident academic’s d(...)

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(...)

Attack helicopters at a military base in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan. File photograph: Military News Agency/EPA

Self-ruled Taiwan scrambled fighter jets after China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning passed through the strait of Taiwan en route to Hong Kong, where it w(...)

 Chinese president Xi Jinping and new Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam after she is sworn in during her inauguration ceremony at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Exactly two decades after Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule, President Xi Jinping warned democracy advocates against crossing a “red line” and underm(...)

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