Robert Mardini speaks during a news conference on the situation in Gaza, at the International Red Cross, headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 31, 2018. The International Committee of the Red Cross says hackers broke into servers hosting its data and gained access to personal information on more than a half-million people. Photo: AP
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Red Cross to hackers: ‘do the right thing’, do not use stolen data
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The International Committee of the Red Cross said it has suffered the largest hack in its history, exposing data of the ‘world’s least powerful’ people.

Robert Mardini speaks during a news conference on the situation in Gaza, at the International Red Cross, headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 31, 2018. The International Committee of the Red Cross says hackers broke into servers hosting its data and gained access to personal information on more than a half-million people. Photo: AP
Red Cross to hackers: ‘do the right thing’, do not use stolen data

The International Committee of the Red Cross said it has suffered the largest hack in its history, exposing data of the ‘world’s least powerful’ people.

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Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins delivers a speech during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on February 27, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Shanghai offers big subsidies to attract chip talent and investment

Government will subsidise up to 30 per cent of investment in semiconductor materials and equipment projects in the city.

Government will subsidise up to 30 per cent of investment in semiconductor materials and equipment projects in the city.

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Small app operators still face an uphill battle to challenge Tencent’s lead in China’s vast music-streaming market.

Small app operators still face an uphill battle to challenge Tencent’s lead in China’s vast music-streaming market.

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Alibaba CEO says record antitrust fine made the company ‘more thoughtful’

In a public letter to shareholders, Daniel Zhang Yong said that the e-commerce giant needs to give more thought to how it creates positive value for society.

In a public letter to shareholders, Daniel Zhang Yong said that the e-commerce giant needs to give more thought to how it creates positive value for society.

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China had never said no to a tech merger until this one

Analysts say blocked merger may force Tencent to sell off its stake in one of the two streaming companies, given ongoing antitrust regulation risks.

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The middle-income trap remains a challenge for China’s policymakers after a decade. Photo: AFP
Opinion | China’s plan to avoid the middle-income trap is a challenging one

In a lengthy article, Vice-Premier Liu He advocates for China to shift its growth model towards relying on technological innovation.

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Opinion | Investors aren’t as afraid of China’s tech crackdown as you might think

China’s tech world has been shaken, but bond markets are unstirred.

China’s tech world has been shaken, but bond markets are unstirred.

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An unspoken worry is that China has too few children, that they are too divided by wealth and education, and that their interests are not focused on what is best for the nation.

An unspoken worry is that China has too few children, that they are too divided by wealth and education, and that their interests are not focused on what is best for the nation.

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