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Digital yuan given green light by Chinese tech giant

Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent has reportedly added support for digital yuan to its WeChat Pay wallet, granting users the option to pay using China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC). To use the CBDC in transactions, WeChat users need to have already verified their identity via the e-CNY app, the digital …

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Chinese scientist pleads guilty over theft of US trade secrets

A Chinese national has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit economic espionage after he was accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American agrochemical company Monsanto while residing in the US. Xiang Haitao, 44, “conspired to steal a trade secret” from the company “for the purpose of benefiting a …

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The Chinese tech giant America tried to crush rises again

There has been no other technology firm that has symbolized and encapsulated the dynamics of the emerging struggle between China and the United States the way Huawei has. The Shenzhen telecommunications firm has been one of China’s leading technology giants, and was subjected in 2019-2020 to a relentless campaign by …

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Solomon Islands accepts Chinese riot assistance

In a statement on Thursday, the Solomon Islands government announced that it had accepted China’s “offer of riot equipment and six Police Liaison Officers to equip and train Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.” The government said China’s assistance would complement aid received from other countries, such as Australia, New Zealand, …

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Taiwan is ‘wanderer’ bound for home – Chinese FM

Tensions over the Taiwan issue have been on the rise with the US President Joe Biden continuing to bolster ties with the island in line with a long-standing US policy of “strategic ambiguity” that has seen more than $32 billion worth of weapons being shipped to Taiwan since 2009. US …

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US blacklists Chinese firms over ‘brain-control weaponry’

The Chinese institutes and firms were added to the department’s ‘Entity List’ on Wednesday, joining more than 260 other Chinese businesses – including smartphone giant Huawei – already on the list. Placement on the list forbids these firms from buying technology from the US without express permission from Washington. Among …

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Imagine if Assange had exposed Chinese crimes, not US ones

Assange’s name would’ve been the first on US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s list of 350 journalists under threat, published, without irony, on the day his administration sought to extradite Assange to face 175 years in a supermax prison. If Chinese crimes rather than American crimes had been revealed by …

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Chinese military aircraft detected in Taiwan airspace

Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense said the island’s combat air patrol were deployed, “radio warnings issued and air defense missile systems deployed to monitor the activity” of thirteen Chinese aircraft spotted in the southwestern part of the air defense identification zone (ADIZ).  Beijing’s planes have made frequent flybys over the island, …

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