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Treasury Secretary Yellen's visit to Beijing aims to stabilize the US-China relationship, the world's largest economies, amid rising tensions.

Google, OpenAI and Microsoft are slowing squeezing out accessibility to their AI chatbots in Hong Kong. This is in unequivocal acknowledgement that Hong Kong no longer has any special status over mainland China regarding freedom of information. None of the above-mentioned companies are confirming this as the reason. But given the 2020 National Security Law […]

Financial Watchdog

China will set up a financial watchdog run by the Communist Party, state media reported on Thursday, as part of a broad reorganisation of governing bodies set to give the ruling party direct control and supervision over financial affairs. The creation of the Central Financial Commission will see the dissolution of the state-run Financial Stability […]

The United States, Australia and Britain unveiled details of a plan to provide Australia with nuclear-powered attack submarines from the early 2030s to counter China’s ambitions in the Indo-Pacific. Addressing a ceremony at the U.S. naval base on Monday in San Diego, accompanied by Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, […]

The world’s largest battery maker CATL and its rivals in China were put on notice this week with a message from the top. When Chinese President Xi Jinping said he was “both pleased and concerned” about CATL’s electric vehicle (EV) battery dominance, industry executives and regulators heard a caution to be ready to throttle back […]

Chip Equipment Maker ASML

Suppliers to Dutch chip-making machines giant ASML Holding NV are considering building plants in Southeast Asia instead of China amid political tensions between Beijing and the West, according to two sources and documents seen by Reuters. Officials from a dozen tech companies are set to visit Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore next week, according to a […]

China's New Government Restructuring Plan

China has unveiled plans for a sweeping central government reorganisation at its annual parliament session, including the formation of a financial regulatory body and national data bureau and a revamp of its science and technology ministry. Here are the main changes and what they mean. WHAT DOES THE RESTRUCTURING INVOLVE? A new national financial regulatory […]

china sanctions

China on Thursday put Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Technologies Corp on an “unreliable entities list” over arms sales to Taiwan, banning them from imports and exports related to China in its latest sanctions against the two U.S. companies. The measures come amid heightened tensions after the U.S. military shot down what it says was […]