Getting caught up with Huawei—Part 1 the issues

U.S. 05/23/19, 09:37

Huawei, has the third largest market share of smartphones worldwide, after Samsung and Apple. But for all its success on the world stage, it has not done well in the United States. But the world's second-biggest manufacturer of smartphones has just 2.4 percent of the mobile market share in the United ...

Diplomats visit Canadian think tank expert in China custody

China 05/14/19, 08:44

Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Canadian consular officials visited with Michael Kovrig on Monday, the country's diplomatic service said in an emailed message. No details were given in keeping ...

China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death

China 05/09/19, 03:18

A Chinese court held an appeal hearing Thursday for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the two countries. The intermediate-level court in northeastern Liaoning province said Robert Schellenberg's sentence would be announced at an unspecified date. Convicted of ...

China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

Business 03/22/19, 12:45

China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.The Canola Council of Canada said late Thursday exporters are reporting Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase the seeds at this time.In 2018, ...

Courtrooms to canola fields: Huawei-US tensions span globe

Politics 03/11/19, 04:37

Chinese tech giant Huawei's tensions with Washington, which says the telecom equipment maker is a security risk, stretch across four continents from courtrooms to corporate boardrooms to Canadian canola fields. In the latest twist, Huawei Technologies Ltd. is asking a court in Texas to strike down a legal ban on the ...

China says Canadian canola will face stricter assessments

Business 03/07/19, 03:13

Imports of canola, a Canadian oilseed crop, will now undergo more thorough inspections in China, the country's customs agency said Thursday, amid what appears to be a retaliatory move amid a diplomatic row over the arrest of a Chinese executive.Relations between Canada and China have been tense since December, when ...

Huawei CFO sues Canada

America 03/04/19, 09:07

The lawsuit says Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's founder, was detained, searched and questioned for hours before being told she was under arrest and allowed access to counsel

China accuses US of ‘double standard’ over Huawei claims

Politics 03/04/19, 01:26

China says the U.S. is using a double standard in claiming Chinese law requires telecoms giant Huawei to violate other countries' information security.The spokesman for the national legislature, Zhang Yesui, told reporters Monday that some U.S. officials were taking China's national security law out of context and "playing up the ...

Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO to proceed

Business 03/01/19, 16:02

Canada said Friday it will allow the U.S. extradition case against Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed. Canadian Department of Justice officials issued a statement saying they diligently reviewed the evidence and the case can go ahead. Meng is due in court on March 6, at which time a date for ...

China’s Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

Europe 02/13/19, 05:40

Canada's national game — brought to you by China's Huawei.As a nasty diplomatic feud deepens between the two countries over the tech company, it hasn't gone unnoticed that Huawei's is a major sponsor of "Hockey Night in Canada."The TV show's hosts regularly remind the 1.8 million weekly viewers that program ...

Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei

China 01/30/19, 00:10

The United States has brought charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies and one of its top executives in a case that has shaken China's relations with the U.S. and Canada. A look at how events have unfolded over the past two months: Dec. 1: Canada arrests Huawei Chief Financial Officer ...

Update: China urges US to withdraw extradition request

World 01/29/19, 03:17

The Latest on U.S. allegations against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies (all times local):4 p.m.:China's foreign ministry has called on Washington to withdraw its request for Canada to extradite a Huawei executive to face charges of lying to banks about possible dealings with Iran.A ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, complained that ...

Update: Huawei denies accusations in US indictment

Tech 01/29/19, 00:08

The Latest on Justice Department charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei (all times local):11:35 p.m.Chinese tech giant Huawei denies committing any of the violations cited in a U.S. indictment that accuses the company of stealing technology, violating trade sanctions and lying to banks.Huawei Technologies Ltd. said in a statement Tuesday ...

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