India Enters 5G Era as Debt-Laden Carriers Gird to Spend Billions

To capitalize on 5G, China has been rolling out smartphone apps and industrial projects such as super high-definition live streaming, remote manufacturing, virtual reality and robotic surgery arms. The country’s three state-owned carriers have introduced more than 25,000 such applications, according to a news article posted by the State Council on its website in August. … Read more

US’s Harris Goes to DMZ Hours After North Korea Missile Launch

On her trip, Harris has met Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, discussing Taiwan in both meetings, according to a senior administration official. She also led the US delegation to Abe’s state funeral, met with CEOs from the semiconductor industry to tout the recently passed CHIPS and Science Act, which … Read more

India Unwilling to Relent on Tax Stance for Debt Index Inclusion

A JPMorgan investor survey found that funds want India to replace Russia, which was excluded after the invasion of Ukraine, said a money manager with access to the results. Still, the survey also showed investors wanted the Asian nation’s government to ease some rules, the money manager said, asking not to be identified as the … Read more

India Unwilling to Relent on Tax Stance for Debt Index Inclusion

A JPMorgan investor survey found that funds want India to replace Russia, which was excluded after the invasion of Ukraine, said a money manager with access to the results. Still, the survey also showed investors wanted the Asian nation’s government to ease some rules, the money manager said, asking not to be identified as the … Read more

This Is What Life’s Like in the World’s Strictest Covid Zero City

Seven times since last March, Ruili—on China’s Myanmar border—has felt the full force of Xi Jinping’s Covid Zero policy.

Ukraine Latest: Russia Pushes Annexation; Putin May Speak Friday

Russian occupation authorities began drafting men in Ukraine’s Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, Ukrainian officials said.

Russia May Hold Annexation Votes on Thursday

The Kremlin may rush to complete annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine this week, days after what the United Nations has denounced as illegal votes to join Russia. President Vladimir Putin may make his annual address to parliament Friday, a state news agency reported. The so-called referendums are due to end on Tuesday. Ukraine … Read more