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US Congress agrees on one thing: confronting China

US Congress agrees on one thing: confronting China 

(ATF) US politicians bridged their usual partisan divide on Wednesday April 21 as a Senate committee overwhelmingly backed a bill about confronting China over human rights and economic competition. Meanwhile, the European Union and India may separately team up to counteract China's Belt and Road initiative.The Senate foreign relations committee …

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India looks to infrastructure for economic multiplier effect

India looks to infrastructure for economic multiplier effect

(ATF) India’s mammoth infrastructure needs have shone a spotlight on the urgent demand for a development financial institution (DFI) after Asia’s third largest economy unveiled a 111 trillion rupee (US$1.7 trillion) capital outlay.After the last major development funding institutions, such as ICICI and IDBI, morphed into commercial banks owing to …

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Trillion dollar man: Biden unveils vast new jobs package

Trillion dollar man: Biden unveils vast new jobs package

(ATF) Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled his second trillion-plus-dollar proposal - this time to reshape the economy by building infrastructure, tackling climate change, boosting welfare and countering China's expansion.The US president's sweeping "American Jobs Plan" – immediately compared with China's vast Belt and Road Initiative – was denounced by Republicans …

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China's massive telecom and gigabit Internet plans going well

China's massive telecom and gigabit Internet plans going well

(ATF) On Friday morning (March 19), the State Council Information Office held a press conference to remind citizens that parts of the government's work was proceeding well – the number of Internet users in China had increased to 989 million, and just over 70% of people had access to the …

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China’s 'new era' and 'new economy' explained

China’s 'new era' and 'new economy' explained

(ATF) As China heads into its ‘new era’ of high tech development in all areas of society it means that in a very relatively short period of time China will have a new economy, with new rules and a new perception of the internet, the Internet of things, and use …

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The changing world of work will need more infrastructure flexibility

The changing world of work will need more infrastructure flexibility


(ATF) The future of the workplace is changing. While some look to return to what was once considered “normal”, the reality is that there is no going back – the cat is already out of the bag.The immediate consequences can already be seen. In commercial real estate, for example, remote …

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