BRICS S&T News

Reuters, 16 February 2021
Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok was hit with multiple complaints from EU consumer groups on Tuesday Read more...
The Hindu, 15 February 2021
HPE’s Spaceborne Computer-2 will be connected to Azure via NASA and the HPE ground station. It is based on the HPE Edgeline Converged Edge system, designed for tough edge environments like space. Read more...
Xinhua, 09 February 2021
The China-developed Y-12F general aircraft has completed flight tests on its airborne geophysical prospecting capabilities, its developer announced on Tuesday. Read more...
Xinhua, 10 February 2021
China's tracking vessel Yuanwang-6 on Wednesday departed from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province for maritime spacecraft monitoring missions in the Indian Ocean. Read more...
Reuters, 10 February 2021
Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it believes orders by the Indian government to take down accounts are inconsistent with local law and that for some accounts, it would not agree to an outright ban and would instead restrict access within India. Read more...
Reuters, 09 February 2021
Access to U.S. audio app Clubhouse was blocked in China on Monday, users and an anti-censorship watchdog said, ending a brief window that allowed thousands of mainland users to join in discussions often censored in China. Read more...
Moscow Times, 10 February 2021
It is not the Biden administration that Russia should be concerned about when it comes to climate, but its own inaction, which Moscow risks paying for in both economic and security terms over the coming decade. Read more...
The Hindu, 02 February 2021
Bhavya Lal served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team for the agency and oversaw the agency’s transition under the administration of President Biden Read more...
Reuters, 03 February 2021
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd plans to raise up to $5 billion through the sale of a U.S. dollar-denominated bond Read more...
NewScientist, 02 February 2021
Local transmission of the B.1.351 variant has been confirmed in the US, several European countries including the UK, Israel and much of sub-Saharan Africa. Read more...
Xinhua, 29 January 2021
The second group of China's Yaogan-31 remote sensing satellites were sent into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China Read more...
Xinhua, 30 January 2021
China's first nuclear power unit using Hualong One, a domestically-designed third-generation nuclear reactor, has entered commercial operation, said the China National Nuclear Corporation Read more...
Xinhua, 01 February 2021
China's renowned respiratory-disease expert Zhong Nanshan said Sunday that the mass inoculation of homegrown COVID-19 vaccines underway in China shows the vaccines are safe and effective Read more...
Reuters, 20 January 2021
Scientists in Beijing have developed a new gene therapy which can reverse some of the effects of ageing in mice and extend their lifespans, findings which may one day contribute to similar treatment for humans. Read more...
Reuters, 19 January 2021
Beijing-based ByteDance recently launched its own third-party payment service for Douyin, the Chinese version of its hit short video app TikTok, as it presses to expand into the e-commerce business in China. Read more...
The Moscow Times, 10 January 2021
Russian icebreaker has crossed the Northern Sea Route for the first time at this time of year as ice coverage shrinks in the rapidly melting Arctic. Read more...
Xinhua, 12 January 2021
China is creating a new line of rocket engines for its upcoming space missions, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced Tuesday. Read more...
Xinhua, 13 January 2021
The China Association for Science and Technology on Wednesday released the country's 10 most significant advances in 2020 in the life sciences field, highlighting food security and the COVID-19 epidemic. Read more...
South China Morning Post, 14 January 2021
The State Administration for Market Regulation announced the probe in a one-line statement on its website without providing further details Read more...
Reuters, 06 January 2021
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications Read more...

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