The son of Hong Kong immigrants, Andy Mok left New York to find China on the cusp of a tech boom. To help fill the entrepreneurship knowledge gap, he started Beijing Tech Hive, the first weekend startup bootcamp in China.
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This is a transcript of a background press briefing done at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. The briefing comes amidst heightened tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.
U.S. Department of Justice, Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou Charged with Financial Fraud, Jan. 28, 2019
Meng Wangzhou 孟晚舟was detained by Canadian authorities in Vancouver in December 2018 at the request of the U.S. government. Here is the press release about the indictment against the company and Meng Wanzhou. The charging document is also included.
The U.S. Attorney General announced the indictment of four members of the People’s Liberation Army for the 2017 cybertheft of the personal data of millions of people from Equifax, a crediting reporting agency. Included here are his remarks, a press statement about the indictment and a link to the charging document.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security
Nov. 1, 2018
The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations staff issued a report on the threat to U.S. research advantages posed by China's efforts to recruit talent.
Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.
Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.
Christopher Ford, State Department, Huawei and its Siblings, the Chinese Tech Giants: National Security and Foreign Policy Implications, Sept. 11, 2019
Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.
China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.
Greg Autry and Steve Kwast recently published an opinion piece in Foreign Policy arguing that the American private sector can help the U.S. catch up to China in space. Autry is a professor at the USC Marshall School of Business specializing in the space industry and entrepreneurship.