Shanghai Population Fall Blamed on Migrant Workers’ Exits

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Sean O'Meara

The drop was blamed on the city’s repeated Covid shutdowns and came after Beijing also posted its first population decrease…

Chatbot Frenzy Driving China Tech, Telecoms Stocks Surge

Analysts fear the gains are distorting markets, starving other sectors of cash, as desperate investors hope to get in on…

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Musk, Experts Call for Pause on Training of Powerful AI Systems

Elon Musk and artificial intelligence experts have signed an open letter calling for a 6-month pause in training of systems…

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Apple Shipped 65% More iPhones Made in India in 2022 – ToI

The data follows the iPhone-maker’s efforts to diversify production out of China, along with increasing investments in India from its…

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China Banks on Boot Camps, Double Pay to Boost Chip Talent

China faces a shortage of an estimated 200,000 industry workers this year, a problem that has become even more critical…

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Taiwan Leader Unfazed by China Threat to Retaliate for US Trip

"External pressure will not hinder our determination to go to the world," Tsai said on Wednesday before flying to the…

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Asia Stocks Rally on Alibaba Split-Up Move, Easing Bank Fears

Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng powered ahead lifted by hopes China’s regulatory assault on its tech firms might…

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FTX’s Bankman-Fried Accused of $40m Bribe to China Officials

US prosecutors say Bankman-Fried ordered a $40m crypto payment to persuade Chinese authorities to unfreeze Alameda accounts with more than…

21 hours ago

China Tech Giants, Hong Kong Surge on Alibaba Breakup Plan

Group's shares jump 16% after similar rise in the US; Hang Seng Index lifted by speculation China's regulatory crackdown is…

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China Smog Spike Blamed on Post-Covid Push, Warm Weather

China's industrial recovery and increased temperatures have sparked an increase in emissions and pollution across some northern cities

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China EV Giant BYD Records 11-Fold Q4 Profit Jump

The automaker has already eclipsed Tesla in China EV sales and now looks set to overtake the country’s best-selling car…

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Alibaba Shares Jump After News it Will Split Into Six Units

The Chinese e-commerce giant on Tuesday announced the biggest rejig in its history, which will see it split into six…

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