China to double down on push to be self-reliant in tech, premier says


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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Alibaba Group is seen at its office in Beijing, China January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo USD/CNY -0.11% Add to/Remove from Watchlist TCEHY -0.32% Add to/Remove from Watchlist BABA -0.06% Add to/Remove from Watchlist By Eduardo Baptista and Brenda Goh BEIJING (Reuters) -China's science and technology policies should aim to build its strength and self-reliance, while the role of the government in pooling resources for key technological breakthroughs needed to be leveraged better, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday. The nation effectively countered external attempts to suppress and contain China’s development over the...