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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two scientists at Canada’s top infectious disease laboratory lost their jobs after reviews found they failed to protect sensitive assets and information, and failed to acknowledge collaborations with China, newly released records show.
HO CHI MINH CITY -- Vietnam's government has requested technology transfers from energy and construction giant PowerChina as Chinese businesses join the swell of foreign companies shifting investment into the Southeast Asian country.
TOKYO -- The sales in China of bond-like securities backed by nonperforming debt held by banks surged by 46% last year, according to data released by the Japanese government Wednesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -- Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. told the Australian parliament on Thursday he would not allow any foreign power to take "one square inch" of the country's territory and that Manila was firm in defending its sovereignty.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden will issue an executive order Wednesday that aims to prevent large transfers of sensitive personal data to "countries of concern," a move that could further the American decoupling from China.
HONG KONG -- Chinese search engine leader Baidu has begun to take in revenue from its artificial-intelligence-powered, ChatGPT-like service Ernie Bot, the company said Wednesday.
Paul Cavey, previously Asia macro strategist and managing director at investment company Wellington Management, is the founder of research service East Asia Econ.