A Beijing think tank offered a frank review of China’s technological weaknesses. Then the report disappeared | Science

A prominent Peking University think tank posted a surprisingly frank assessment of China’s technological strengths and weaknesses on 30 January—and took it down less than 1 week later. The report, titled China-US Strategic Competition in Technology: Analysis and Prospects in Mandarin, warns China has more to lose than the United States if technological cooperation between … Read more

Covid-19 news: 119 people test positive at Beijing Winter Olympics

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A police officer stands guard inside the closed-loop bubble to protect against the spread of covid-19 at the Beijing Winter Olympics Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 12.30pm on 31 January … Read more