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Four Receive China’s Nobel Prize – the Future Science Price

The Future Science Prize award committee has just announced its 5th award winners. Positioned as China’s Nobel Prize, the award is open to scientists of any citizenship whose research has been conducted in the Greater China region and has had a significant global influence. The award’s US$1million prize went to this year’s winners Kwok-Yun YUEN and Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris ...
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National TCM Science Institute University Established in Suzhou

Following an agreement reached between the Suzhou Municipal Government and the Chinese Traditional Medicine Science Institute, Suzhou will host the first national level Traditional Chinese Medicine University. This research-focused university plans to host 5,000 students at its Suzhou campus, including over 2,300 postgraduate and 2,100 PhD students. The Graduate School of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), located ...
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Sino-French Aviation University, Hangzhou Campus Commences Construction

Three years after the MOU was signed under the witness countries’ presidents in 2018, the Sino-French Aviation University’s Hangzhou site has started construction, with an aim to start enrolling students in 2023. The total investment is estimated to be RMB9.7 billion (US$ 1.5b), for a campus with capacity for 10,000 students and 2,000 staff members. The university will focus on ...
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Chinese Students Facing Challenges on US Visa

In July 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed that 1,000 visas had been cancelled for Chinese students already studying in the US. Since the Trump administration’s 10043 proclamation, another 500 new US visa applications had been refused. In "Assessing the Scope of US Visa Restrictions on Chinese Students", a report by the Centre for Security and Emerging Technology, ...
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11 New Institutes Established to Produce IC Talents

China imports over 300 billion microchips each year. Since 2020, Chinese companies have been excluded from purchasing high-end chips under Biden’s “semiconductor war” and other sanctions. Under orders of the NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission), a number of China’s top universities are establishing new infrastructure with the hope reducing China’s reliance of microchip imports. Much of the new infrastructure ...
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The Fall of Chinese Training Stock

Following the Chinese government’s announcement of tightening regulations on “outside the classroom training”, Chinese education stock prices sharply dropped at the end of July. The stock price of some Chinese education companies, mostly in “outside the classroom training”, dropped as much as 70% overnight. Some listed companies are facing forced withdrawal from the US stock market as they no longer ...
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