Technology Issues

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

Jun 25, 2018

The vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Global stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Asian stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Jun 12, 2018

Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

May 25, 2018

China says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

May 25, 2018

Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste

Peppa Pig wins street cred, attracts censors in China

May 2, 2018

A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as online fans use her porcine likeness in sardonic memes and "gangster" catchphrases

China urges US to avoid damaging business confidence

Apr 26, 2018

China urges Washington to avoid damaging business confidence following report U.S. investigating Chinese tech giant Huawei for possible violations of sanctions on Iran

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