The deeply personal implications of China’s One Child Policy (1979 – 2015) from the perspective of a family that conceived two children during this time, explored in a powerful, award-winning short by animator Siqi Song.
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Terry Rickard writes:
A flock of geese in China share their memories of Ireland….
Pic: Costfoto/Barcroft Media
Jervis Street Shopping Centre, Dublin 1
Scenes from the the launch of the first Irish branch of Miniso, the Chinese/Japanese lifestyle brand, with some obsessive fans queuing from 8am for the 11am opening
MINISO has over 3,000 stores globally and has already amassed a loyal following around the world for their quirky, low-cost household products and whatnot.
Pics: Richie Stokes
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.
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…
Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Irish Falun Dafa Association representatives are presenting at the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence at the Oireachtas today.
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.