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Drone swarms - a grave threat. Where are we?

Mass swarms of dozens or hundreds of drones guided by AI are increasingly being touted as the new lethal threats in the modern battlefield. The world got a taste of this emerging military technology in May 2021 during the 11-day conflict between Isr....

China: Daily Scan, March 10, 2022

China's top political advisory body wraps up annual session: Xinhuanet
March 9, 2022
The fifth session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advis....

China: Daily Scan, February 07, 2022

Senior CPC official meets with former KMT chairperson: Xinhuanet
February 5, 2022
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Wang Yang Saturday met with Hung Hsiu-chu, former chairperson of the Chinese Kuomintang party, in B....

China: Daily Scan, February 01, 2022

Chinese ambassador, U.S. business leaders vow to work for sound, stable China-U.S. ties in Year of Tiger: Xinhuanet
January 31, 2022
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang and U.S. business leaders said on Sunday that ....

China: Daily Scan, December 30, 2021

Beijing raises NEV quota in 2022 new car plate allocation: Xinhuanet
December 29, 2021
Beijing Municipality will raise the quota of new-energy vehicles (NEVs) in the new car license plate allocation next year, authorities announ....

China: Daily Scan, December 14, 2021

China could achieve major annual economic targets, says Premier: Xinhunaet
December 13, 2021
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday that China could achieve significant annual economic targets. It stands ready to work with the W....

China: Path to Hi-Technology

The world is on the threshold of major technology advances that will translate what has so far been in the realm of science fiction to everyday reality. There is clear promise of transformational changes, with the next couple of decades being witness....

Designing a Foundation for Indian Innovative Ecosystem

Back in 2016, Elon Musk the billionaire Tesla & SpaceX CEO announced that Tesla’s Model 3 would be built in a new fully automated factory. In the most ambitious attempt at automation, Tesla floundered with severe bottlenecks and was plagued with ....

China Marshals 4IR Technologies to Contain COVID-19

The Chinese National Health Commission has announced that COVID-19 epidemic has peaked and plateaued, but people have been warned not to be complacent amid risks of more outbreaks. Meanwhile, temporary hospitals in Wuhan which had been set up to resp....

Should Certain Technological Applications of China be Emulated?

Introduction
For many centuries, China was credited with four inventions - papermaking, compass, gunpowder, and printing. Since its formation in 1949, the PRC has endeavoured to imbibe and improve on modern technologies and in some cases,....

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