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SMIC has started shipping 7nm chips, TechInsights says US suppliers need licenses to ship most advanced gear to SMIC Chips Bill Heads to Senate Vote Amid Last-Minute Changes By Debby Wu and Jenny Leonard July 20, 2022 at 11:43 PM MDTUpdated onJuly 21, 2022 at 11:59 AM MDT Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. has likely advanced its production technology by two generations, defying US sanctions intended to halt the rise of China’s largest chipmaker. The Shanghai-based...
Image: Video Screenshot North Korea accused the United States on Sunday of manufacturing biological weapons in Ukraine, echoing a Russian claim dismissed by the United Nations in March. Moscow ally Pyongyang in February said US policy was the “root cause of the Ukraine crisis”, and this month formally recognised two self-proclaimed pro-Russian separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, prompting Kyiv to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea. Washington “set up many biological labs in tens of...
On July 7, 2022, Bloomberg ran a story with the headline “Pakistan’s $1 Billion Gas Tender Flop to Worsen Energy Crisis”. The author, citing traders, writes that state-owned Pakistan LNG received not a single offer in a $1 billion liquefied natural gas purchase tender. That indicates both the extent of the global fuel shortage, and also the reluctance of suppliers to sell to a country in the depths of an economic crisis. Pakistan wanted to buy 10 LNG cargos from the spot market for delivery...
Concerns that sex offenders are attempting to target Ukrainian children in camps British pedophile's have been travelling to Poland claiming they are providing “humanitarian assistance” to refugees fleeing Ukraine, who include thousands of unaccompanied children. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said 10 known sex offenders travelled to the country in the six weeks following the Russian invasion. All 10 men were asked to leave Poland following an interview with immigration officers and...