US President Joe Biden has imposed restrictions on American technology companies making semi-conductors and advanced computer chips from exporting them to China, and even countries using American components in their chips to sell them to China. The aim is to prevent China from using America’s advanced chip technology
When the Biden administration unveiled aggressive export controls in October aimed at blocking China from becoming a global leader in advanced semiconductors it was missing a key ingredient: agreement from US allies to impose their own matching restrictions. American officials, touting an ever-closer strategic alignment with Japan,
Most Asian markets fell Monday following another disappointing performance on Wall Street with investors growing concerned about an uptick in coronavirus infections in Europe and the United States, as well as the lack of movement in Washington on a new stimulus.
There have been many speeches at the 78th United Nations General Assembly this week by world leaders, but many of them were spoken from the partisan perspective of their respective national interests and priorities.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s journey to China has achieved far more than deepening close relations between Damascus and Beijing. Having been ostracised and isolated during his country’s civil and proxy wars, Assad began his visit in Hangzhou where he — along with the leaders of South Korea,
Move over Ice Spice. Hit the bricks, Taylor Swift. In a while, Harry Styles. There’s a new song of the summer — and it puts your faves to shame. Sure, it may not have been recorded in a big, fancy recording studio. And sure, it may not really even qualify as a “song”. But it has still inspired musicians from all across
Extreme heat causes thousands of unnecessary deaths each year in the United States. And due to climate change, heat waves are becoming more common. This summer, for example, Phoenix had a record 31 straight days with temperatures hitting 110 degrees or higher. Having an airtight home with decent