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“The protection rates of existing vaccines are not high,” Gao Fu, director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told a conference in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Saturday. He listed two options to solve the problem: one is to increase the number of doses, or adjust the dosage or interval between …

Phytium portrays itself as a commercial company aspiring to become a global chip giant like Intel. It does not publicize its connections to the research arms of the People’s Liberation Army. The hypersonic test facility is located at the China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center (CARDC), which also obscures its military connections though it is …

CHANGZHOU, China, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NIU Technologies (NASDAQ: NIU), the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility solutions, announced today the launch of five new electric urban mobility vehicles for China and global markets at NIU’s annual product launch. The company’s CEO Dr. Yan Li introduced four new electric scooters for China, and the …

WASHINGTON — Michael Brown, a veteran tech industry executive who has led the Pentagon’s commercial outreach office since 2018, is President Biden’s pick for the Defense Department’s top procurement job, the White House announced April 2. Brown was nominated to serve as undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment. He is currently the director of …

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An annoyed Philippine defense chief renewed a demand on Saturday for dozens of Chinese vessels to leave a Manila-claimed reef in the South China Sea, and said he would not be fooled by Chinese assertions that the vessels were taking shelter from bad weather. The Chinese Embassy shot back at what …

Genesis marked its arrival in China with an extraordinary visual debut, presenting a progressive new form of brand storytelling to Chinese audiences With the skies of central Shanghai as its canvas, Genesis employed thousands of illuminated drones to paint an evocative picture of its brand identity and distinctive design philosophy 3,281 drones were mobilized at …

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China has the world’s greenest central bank, followed by Brazil, both beating richer countries thanks to concrete steps such as lower interest rates on loans for pollution-fighting projects, an activist group said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the …

Hong Kong: China limits parliament to ‘patriots’  BBC News Beijing passes new ‘patriot’ election law for Hong Kong that restricts opposition  CNN China reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature  Fox News China Rewrites Hong Kong Election Rules to Keep Opponents Out  The Wall Street Journal Beijing cuts Hong Kong’s directly elected seats in radical overhaul  The Guardian View Full …

The US State Department estimates up to 2 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities have passed through a sprawling network of detention centers across the region, where former detainees allege they were subjected to intense political indoctrination, forced labor, torture, and even sexual abuse. Human rights groups and overseas Uyghur activists have also accused the …

Flags of the European Union (left) and China. Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty Images Worsening tensions between the European Union and China could jeopardize an investment deal that the two sides recently negotiated. The EU on Monday imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials and one entity for human rights abuses in China’s northwestern Xinjiang …