China wants to reduce its dependence on foreign fleas at all costs

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) employees on a production line in Shanghai in 2008. NIR ELIAS / REUTERS Would China be ready to invade Taiwan to get its hands on TSMC, the world’s leading manufacturer of microprocessors? A priori absurd, the question was nevertheless, in December 2020, the subject of an article by The Diplomat, … Read more

Cambodia relies on blockchain to reduce its dependence on the dollar

Serey Chea, Managing Director of the National Bank of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh, October 28, 2020. KYODO / MAXPPP How to draw inspiration from cryptocurrency technologies to strengthen payment systems and traditional currencies? In recent months, the major central banks have embarked on a race for innovation on the subject. Some of the most successful … Read more