Washington’s latest unverified list hits at the most vulnerable parts of China’s technology supply chain

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The United States government set off alarms in Beijing with last week’s addition of Chinese entities to an export watch list, as the move tightened the stranglehold on China’s technological supply chain by hitting at its most vulnerable parts. The US Commerce Department added 33 Chinese entities, mostly hi-tech manufacturers, including those that produce laser … Read more

PIP scrapped for 300,000 people in parts of UK as major changes start next month

PIP scrapped for 300,000 people in parts of UK as major changes start next month

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is being scrapped in parts of the UK with 300,000 people to be moved on to a brand new benefit instead. The massive change sees Adult Disability Payment start to be rolled out in Scotland from next month. Over 300,000 people in Scotland on Personal Independence Payment and approximately 40,000 people … Read more