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Chinese Xi expands his powers and promotes his allies

Chinese Xi expands his powers and promotes his allies

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader in decades, increased his dominance on Sunday when he was nominated for another term as head of the ruling Communist Party in a break with tradition and promoted allies who support his vision of tighter control over the struggling society and economy. Xi, who came …

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China's semiconductor industry rocked as US export controls force mass quits

China’s semiconductor industry rocked as US export controls force mass quits

China’s semiconductor industry has been rocked by the massive resignation of American workers after the announcement of new restrictions by the administration of US President Joe Biden. Export controls, which the United States said were necessary to “protect the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States,” restrict China’s ability to “purchase and …

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Chinese smart meters could pose a threat to Britain's power supply, critics fear

Chinese smart meters could pose a threat to Britain’s power supply, critics fear

Chinese smart meters could pose a threat to Britain’s power supply if used as ‘a Trojan horse that could destroy the entire grid’, experts warn Thousands of smart meters installed in the UK have links to the Chinese government Three major UK energy providers have reached an agreement with Kaifa Technology UK There are already …

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