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Science and Technology
Xiang-Rong Wang donated 100,000 isolation masks to USC health care workers. He was motivated to give to Keck Medicine because his daughter, Sofie Wang, is a freshman at USC.
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.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Join us for Aynne Kokas's discussion of the global battle for control over and use of the personal and institutional data we create every day.