President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday to block and regulate high-tech U.S.-based investments going toward China — a move the administration said was targeted but it also reflected an intensifying competition between the world’s two biggest powers. The order covers advanced computer chips, micro electronics, quantum information technologies and artificial...
The Dutch government is planning to publish new export controls that will restrict more of ASML Holding’s chipmaking machines from being sent to China as soon as next week, according to people familiar with the matter. The measures, which the government previously pledged to publish before the summer, will not...
August was a bad month for China. Mounting reports buttressed the view that China’s economy is not only in a downturn, but faces daunting long-term obstacles and declining confidence among its citizens. Beijing objected to leaders from the United States, Japan and South Korea meeting together and calling for “peace and stability across the...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , March 16: Indian Navy Forces, Royal Saudi Naval Forces on Thursday met in Mumbai and gave final touches to preparations for India-Saudi Arabia Naval Exercise 'Al-Mohed-Al Hindi-23' planned for May 2023 in Saudi Arabia's Jubail. The exercise will be the second such Naval Exercise. The first was...
The UK and Germany, two of Europe’s leading economies, have taken affront to China’s use of economic prowess to force its political goals on others.   The recent reports suggest China is trying to create a world in which it is “going to be increasingly hard to… swim against the tide...
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , March 30: At least four policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), were killed and five others were wounded when terrorists attacked Lakki Marwat's Saddar police station on Thursday in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. At around 1 am, the terrorists attacked Saddar police station with modern and heavy weapons....
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has decided to examine a judicially imposed prohibition on specific interactions between the Biden administration and major technology companies, following earlier rulings where lower courts claimed that government officials collaborated with these companies to suppress free speech, reported Fox news. This decision is a result of a legal action initiated...
Sri Lanka has been caught in a tug of war between India and China. Most recently, a Chinese maritime research vessel, Shi Yan 6, was expected to enter Colombo for research in purposes, in collaboration with Sri Lanka’s National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA). NARA had earlier indicated...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang took a dig at President Xi Jinping and the comments were censored on WeChat. Beijing displayed nuclear-capable missiles during Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Heatwaves and power shortages were observed across China. New unemployment data for July paints a grim picture for the Chinese economy. Chinascope gives...
There’s a lot more going on in Taiwan than the media’s obsessive focus on its tensions with China, with more than seven lakh foreign workers Taiwan is now preparing to welcome skilled Indian workers for its semiconductor and medical sectors initially and perhaps more going forward. Taiwan is experiencing critical...