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Alexandra Harney

Exclusive: Malware broker behind U.S. hacks is now teaching computer skills in China

25 Dec 2019

(This 24 Dec. story has been refiled to add additional LONDON dateline)

China plans stronger protections for intellectual property rights

24 Nov 2019

SHANGHAI China said on Sunday it would seek to improve protections for intellectual property rights, including raising the upper limits for compensation for rights infringements.

China's finance ministry urges increased farm insurance coverage

12 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI, Oct 12 China's Ministry of Finance on Saturday published suggestions for improving the country’s agricultural insurance to better protect farmers.

INSIGHT-Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security

14 Jun 2019

* Company has sold 'voiceprint' technology to security agencies

INSIGHT-Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security

13 Jun 2019

* Company has sold 'voiceprint' technology to security agencies

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security

13 Jun 2019

SHANGHAI The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation.

Chinese premier confident economy will meet annual growth target

13 Apr 2019

SHANGHAI China is confident that it will meet its 2019 economic growth target of six percent to 6.5 percent, premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

China orders halt to gene-editing after outcry over babies

29 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI The Chinese government on Thursday ordered a temporary halt to research activities for people involved in the editing of human genes, after a Chinese scientist said he had edited the genes of twin babies. | Video

Genome editing summit organisers condemn Chinese scientist's gene-editing baby claims

29 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI, Nov 29 The organisers of a conference where a Chinese scientist claimed to have edited the genes of twin babies condemned the work on Thursday, calling it "deeply disturbing" and "irresponsible".

China orders investigation after scientist claims first gene-edited babies

26 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI/LONDON Chinese health and medical ethics authorities started an investigation on Monday into claims by a scientist who released videos on YouTube saying he had altered the genes of twins born earlier this month, creating the first gene edited babies.

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