China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg
China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg

China science: 7 sectors to get extra R&D funding, support as Beijing pushes for global leader status

  • ‘Basic research is wellspring of scientific and technological innovation, so we’ll boost spending in this area by a considerable sum,’ Premier Li Keqiang says
  • Pledge came as Li delivered government’s annual work report at opening session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg
China is committing more funds to scientific research. Photo: Bloomberg
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