At China political meeting, internet bosses are out, chip execs are in

According to Reuters reports Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) founder Pony Ma and others from China’s crackdown-hit internet sector will be absent from this year’s parliamentary sessions, as Beijing boosts representation from the tech hardware sector, delegate lists show. Nearly 3,000 members of the National People’s Congress (NPC) will gather in Beijing on Sunday for its first meeting […]
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China calls its Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis

Today, Beijing outlined its position on the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis. The following claims and content are based on China’s stance. Respecting the sovereignty of all countries.Universally recognized international law, including the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter, must be strictly observed. The sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all countries […]
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March of the robots: how biometric tech could kill off paper passports

The UK’s newly minted blue passports, one of the totemic achievements of Brexit, could soon be unnecessary, according to the UK’s top border official. While Britons queue again for officials to stamp their documents to permit them to cross the Channel, the director general of Border Force, Phil Douglas, said developments in biometrics and data security have made […]
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