Tag Archives: China



The tragic fallout after Chinese bike share companies – keen to cash in on the trend but massively overestimating demand – oversupplied the market with millions of bikes, leading to massive dandyhorse graveyards on the outskirts of many cities.

Shut up, Katie Melua.

MORE: China Is Still Sorting Through It’s Colourful Bike Share Gaveyards (The Atlantic)


Ah here.

Con Kennedy writes:

Just back from Beijing, where one day I went shopping. I saw a nice shirt, but then I asked myself if I really needed Dis Shite…

This afternoon.

Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Members of the Irish Falun Dafa Association meditate in protest at the alleged murder and organ harvesting of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) followers in China.

Irish Falun Dafa Association representatives are presenting at the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence at the Oireachtas today.

Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie


Luke Kelly writes:

This box of tissues is apparently “full of Irish favour and temperament and the connotation of friendship, smile and warmth.” Thanks, China.


This nightmare was posted on Taiwanese Facebook group Baoliao Commune, attracting hundreds of comments with the question:

How do I open this cupboard?

How would you avoid being murdered by an onslaught of falling china?


(UPDATE: They managed in the end. But still, though, what a dose.)

H/T i100




Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Aoife O’Malley with ‘Jil’l (above) and members *top( of the Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN)  protesting outside the Dept of Agriculture. calling on the Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to end any further exports of Irish greyhounds to China.

ARAN (Facebook)


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Ronan Cannon writes:

The Gods have spoken! Doubt them at your peril! Spotted on Hainan Island, southern China. I think it means we’re going to ‘clean up’ at the Euros!