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Its desire to take the lead in scientific research is spurring China to increase its global connectivity.

China is supporting academic research on a huge scale, and investment in network infrastructure is playing an important role, enabling Chinese researchers to collaborate with peers elsewhere in the world. The aim of this investment, led by the Chinese Academy of Science, is to ensure that China takes a lead in science and technology. Chinese officials know that broadband connections can help to bridge the rural-urban and east-west divide in educational resources, but currently the government is focusing its investment largely on high-end scientific research.

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By |2014-12-16T17:05:35-05:00May 21st, 2012|Guanxi Newsletter, The Rise and Rise of Chinese Education|Comments Off on New Global Networking

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