Chinese tech workers lag behind their Indian counterparts in Silicon Valley, despite outnumbering Indian science and engineering PhD graduates three to one in the US. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

The India advantage: why China’s tech workforce can’t gain traction in Silicon Valley

  • Chinese companies and executives are facing resistance in the US as distrust of Beijing’s objectives grows
  • In contrast, India’s familiarity with English and history as a rule-of-law democracy leave it ‘much more tied into Silicon Valley’
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Chinese tech workers lag behind their Indian counterparts in Silicon Valley, despite outnumbering Indian science and engineering PhD graduates three to one in the US. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more research and investment into blockchain technology. Shutterstock

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for more research, investment into blockchain technology

  • ‘Greater effort should be made to strengthen basic research and boost innovation capacity,’ leader tells Communist Party’s elite
  • Technology can be used to ‘empower industries, increase efficiency and lower costs’, industry expert says
Topic |   Blockchain

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more research and investment into blockchain technology. Shutterstock
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