China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

China 01/15/19, 05:59

China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler at a hastily conducted retrial that followed a chilling of relations over the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive. Trudeau should "respect the ...

Huawei fires sales manager who Poland charged with spying

World 01/12/19, 11:33

The Chinese tech company Huawei on Saturday announced it has fired a sales director who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China, saying he has brought the firm's reputation "into disrepute."The company said it has "decided to terminate the employment of Mr. Wang Weijing, who was arrested ...

Trudeau says China not respecting diplomatic immunity

China 01/12/19, 02:57

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Chinese officials are not respecting the diplomatic immunity of one of the Canadians detained in China last month as he ramped up efforts to get them released. China arrested former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor on vague national ...

China’s Huawei unveils chip for global big data market

Tech 01/07/19, 01:28

Huawei Technologies Ltd. unveiled a processor chip Monday for data centers and cloud computing in a bid by the biggest global maker of telecom equipment to expand into new markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk. The announcement came as Chinese industries that rely on Western technology ...

China’s Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe’s telecom market

Europe 12/23/18, 04:25

The U.S. dispute with China over a ban on tech giant Huawei is spilling over to Europe, the company's biggest foreign market, where some countries are also starting to shun its network systems over data security concerns.Some European governments and telecom companies are following the U.S.'s lead in questioning whether ...

Canada to embark on campaign to win release of citizens

America 12/22/18, 19:10

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday that Canada will embark on a campaign to win the release of two citizens detained by China in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. Freeland said on a conference call with reporters that the arrests constitute a worrying precedent ...

Canada says China holds 3rd citizen, sees no link to first 2

Politics 12/19/18, 17:30

A third Canadian has been detained in China, although Canada's prime minister said Wednesday the case doesn't seem to be linked to the previous two that appear to be retaliation for Canada's recent arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also said he didn't want to escalate ...

Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk

Business 12/18/18, 05:59

The chairman of Huawei has called on the U.S., Australia and other governments to provide evidence to back up claims that the Chinese tech giant is a security risk.The remarks from Ken Hu on Tuesday came as part of a public relations effort to diffuse fears that threaten Huawei's role ...

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