Chinese companies haven’t paid Laos employees for more than 6 years

Workers in Laos, hired by Chinese companies for construction projects started six years ago, are still waiting for their payments. Radio Free Asia reported that these workers were hired to build homes for villagers displaced by China-backed dam construction. “The wages of workers who built resettlement villages in Nala district of Luang Namtha province in … Read more

Secret Chinese committee prepares list to replace US technology

People familiar with the matter said China is expediting plans to switch American and foreign technology, quietly empowering a secret government-backed organization to investigate and approve local suppliers in sensitive areas of semiconductors from the cloud. Formed in 2016 to advise the government, the Information Technology Application Innovation Working Committee is now tasked by Beijing … Read more