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SMIC, Huawei Big Winners as China Ramps Up Chip Funding

Local governments in Shanghai and Anhui will fund a variety of semiconductor-related projects this year — ranging from the development…

2 hours ago

Generative AI Seen Having Big Impacts on Environment – Nature

Revelations about the amount of power and water needed for computers that power artificial intelligence have led to concern about…

2 hours ago

Russians Named as West Smashes Lockbit Ransomware Gang

US indictment seeks the arrest of two Russian cyber criminals after Britain's National Crime Agency infiltrated the gang's systems, stole…

4 hours ago

Nikkei Dips on Tech Worries, Hang Seng Enjoys Stimulus Boost

Looming results from chip giant Nvidia preoccupied traders across the region while China’s markets rode a policy boost wave

5 hours ago

China Banks Approve $17bn For Housing as Policy Debate Rages

The first chunk of funds earmarked for housing projects endorsed by city officials has been issued, as debate rages over…

5 hours ago

Bitcoin Comeback Sees Market Worth $1 Trillion Again

The globe’s biggest crypto coin has soared 22% in value this year after the US approved exchange-traded funds in the…

24 hours ago

Fake Chinese Accounts Flourish on X, Analysis Shows – WaPo

Researchers say Chinese propaganda "has increasingly sought to stoke existing US divisions in the same way Russia has"

1 day ago

Hang Seng Lifted by Rate Cut, Nikkei Dips on Tech Worries

China’s markets were slow to react to its biggest ever mortgage rate cut while Tokyo’s record run stalls

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China’s Financial Watchdogs Vow to Maintain Strict Supervision

National regulators say they "want to build is a socialist financial powerhouse", but warn that businesspeople must avoid graft and…

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China Chops Mortgage Benchmark Rate to Boost Property Market

Financial authorities in Beijing on Tuesday announced the country's biggest ever reduction in its benchmark mortgage rate

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Foreign Direct Investment in China Falls 80% to Three-Decade Low

This is the second consecutive year of declining FDI into China, with numbers for 2023 less than 10% of the…

2 days ago

German Firms May Exit Xinjiang, China Hopes They Don’t

BASF is getting out and VW may follow. China said in response it hopes businesses in Xinjiang "cherish" their opportunities…

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