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Foxconn shifts iPhone production to India

The latest iPhone models will now be produced in India, rather than China, as manufacturing company Foxconn relocates its assembly facilities

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Jack Ma’s digital health insurance start-up is growing rapidly in China

Ant Financial’s Xiang Hu Bao is disrupting the traditional Chinese health insurance market, having already attracted 50 million users to its mutual aid platform

Top 5 spying scandals in the tech sector

As technology plays an increasingly influential role in our daily lives, the scope for illegal surveillance is growing, posing a threat to businesses and consumers alike

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Soros uses Davos speech to urge US crackdown on Chinese tech firms

George Soros has frequently used his speech at the World Economic Forum as a platform to denounce those who he sees as opponents to an open society, with China in the firing line this year

Xi Jinping unveils world’s longest sea bridge

The 55km bridge, which cost $20bn to construct, connects Hong Kong and Macau to the city of Zhuhai in mainland China. It was originally due to open in 2016 but was delayed due to budget and safety issues

Chinese regulator approves landmark homegrown cancer treatment drug

The cancer-treating drug was discovered and developed entirely on Chinese soil, a first for the country’s pharmaceutical sector

Qualcomm’s NXP takeover fails as US-China trade tensions extend to M&A market

Chinese regulators have refused to approve Qualcomm’s proposed $44bn acquisition of rival firm NXP in a move some have attributed to the escalating trade war between the US and China

Facebook confirms data-sharing relationships with Chinese companies

Facebook has confirmed the legitimacy of recent reports highlighting the company’s data-sharing relationships with several Chinese tech firms, some of which have since been restricted in the US on security grounds

China set to cut tariffs on auto imports

China has announced it will reduce tariffs on both cars and auto parts, providing foreign companies with better access to the Chinese market and further easing trade tensions with the US

Top 5 AI start-ups in Asia

Although China is currently dominating AI technology in Asia, other countries in the region are making significant progress, too. The New Economy looks at the biggest players attracting substantial investment at home and abroad

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China becomes world’s second largest importer of LNG

New data has revealed China dramatically increased its import of liquid natural gas in 2017, while also ramping up the export of gasoline and diesel

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Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

Tencent and e-commerce firm JD.com have announced a joint investment of $863m into online retailer Vipshop as part of efforts to take on rival company Alibaba