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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US and China are racing to capitalise on AI “China is betting on AI and investing in AI and deploying AI on a scale no other country is doing,” says Abishur Prakash, a futurist and author of books about the effect of artificial intelligence (AI) on geopolitics. As …

Hong Kong police shot at least one protester on Monday during rush hour as anti-government demonstrators blocked roads and called for a day of strikes, following clashes at the weekend. In video captured by local media, a police officer who was struggling to subdue a protester fired three live rounds at demonstrators in Sai Wan …

Getty Images In the world of authoritarian regimes, an alarming game of “keeping up with the Joneses,” or more accurately the Xis, is playing out as Russia’s President Vladimir Putin looks on with envy at China’s technological lockdown. November started with Russia’s Sovereign Internet Law mandating state surveillance hardware to be installed inside the country’s …

A Japanese drugmaker is suing a U.S.-based biotech company over the latter’s claims to intellectual property dating back to a now defunct partnership between the two. Tokyo-based Daiichi Sankyo said Monday that it had sued Seattle Genetics in the District Court of Delaware after it said Seattle Genetics laid claim to intellectual property rights related …

SHANGHAI, Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — P-MEC China, co-organized by Informa Markets, CCCMHPIE and Sinoexpo Informa Markets, will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) from June 22-24, 2020. The event will be co-located with CPhI China with total area exceeding 210,000m2 and over 75,000 professionals are expected. P-MEC China unveiled as a co-locate of CPhI …

Australia is among 15 countries to sign the world’s biggest trade deal – but India pulls out at the 11th hour over concerns about China Australia will sign multilateral free-trade deal involving 15 Asia-Pacific nations India pulled out of world’s biggest trade deal at last minute citing China worries Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: 29 per …

AFP via Getty Images In Hong Kong, somewhere between 1–2 million people (out of a 7+ million population) have taken to the streets protesting an extradition bill proposed by Beijing. These protests have been ongoing and persistent. That the extradition bill has now been withdrawn is seemingly not enough to satisfy a smaller but active …

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. Fred Dufour | AFP | Getty Images As always, America’s close friends and allies – Japan and Germany – will continue their free riding on the U.S. economy, and …

Liu Li has spent the past year fighting what many said would be a losing battle. Inspired by a flood of MeToo accounts that emerged in China, last year she brought a lawsuit against her former boss, a prominent and award-winning social worker, whom she claimed sexually harassed her four years ago. Over the course …

BEIJING, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) — China has vowed to develop science and technology and enhance global governance, an official said at a forum Saturday. Technological and economic globalization has accelerated the optimization of resource allocation, said Wan Gang, chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology, at the Forum on Global S&T Development and …