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New York Times | Dec 10, 2018

The detention of one of China’s most prominent pastors and over 100 congregants signals the government’s growing crackdown on unofficial worship.

Time | Dec 10, 2018

Imagine, if you would, that the U.S. government had charged Apple with revamping its entire tech industry. Then imagine that Tim Cook had been arrested in China. And, for sake of comparison, that the U.S. government was a one-party autocracy with scant respect for rule of law or due process. What would Washington do in response?
It’s a question worth pondering as Meng Wanzhou, Huawei CFO and heir apparent to the Chinese tech titan her father founded, languishes in a Canadian jail following her arrest Dec. 1. during a layover at Vancouver Airport.

Time | Dec 09, 2018

(BEIJING) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada’s detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington’s behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest.
The official Xinhua News Agency said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng “lodged solemn representations and strong protests” with Ambassador Terry Branstad against the detention of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou. Meng, who is reportedly suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran, was detained on Dec. 1 while changing planes in...

npr | Dec 09, 2018

Meng Wanzhou was detained during a layover in Vancouver. The U.S. government says a subsidiary of Huawei violated U.S. sanctions with Iran, and that the company deceived financial institutions. (Image credit: Uncredited /Huawei)

Foxnews | Dec 09, 2018

Chinese officials on Sunday said the country summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington’s behest — a detention that has rattled U.S.-China relations and spooked global financial markets.

Guardian | Dec 09, 2018

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest about the detention of a senior Huawei executive in Canada after US law enforcement officials issued a warrant for her arrest last week.The official Xinhua news agency said the vice-foreign minister, Le Yucheng, had “lodged solemn representations and strong protests” with the ambassador, Terry Branstad, against the detention of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of the Chinese technology firm.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 09, 2018

China has summoned the second foreign ambassador in as many days, furious Huawei's Meng Wanzhou is still in custody.

Guardian | Dec 09, 2018

China foreign ministry: ‘US seriously violated the lawful rights of the Chinese citizen, and by their nature were nasty’Amid continuing tension between the two countries over trade, China’s foreign ministry called in the US ambassador on Sunday to lodge a “strong protest” over the arrest in Canada of Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer. The US should withdraw its arrest warrant, the ministry said.

New York Times | Dec 09, 2018

China is pushing hard for the release of a tech executive, while still trying to follow up on President Trump’s recent truce in trade frictions.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 09, 2018

Chile’s ambitious plan to face down Santiago's notorious smog problem will see it second only to China as the nation with the most electric buses.

Time | Dec 09, 2018

(BEIJING) — China summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei, calling it “unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature” and warning of “grave consequences” if she is not released.
A report by the official Xinhua News Agency carried on the Foreign Ministry’s website said that Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng called in Ambassador John McCallum on Saturday over the holding of Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who is reportedly suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran.

Guardian | Dec 09, 2018

Trump might have a point in his anxiety about Xi’s ambitions on the technology frontThe arrest and request for extradition of a top executive of one of the world’s biggest tech companies is scarcely business as usual. But that is what happened to Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, in Vancouver last Saturday. The US wants to try her on charges of busting its trade sanctions against Iran.

Guardian | Dec 08, 2018

Chinese backlash intensifies as Meng Wanzhou faces extradition to US over fraud allegationsChina has warned Canada there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei’s chief financial officer, calling the case “extremely nasty”.Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on 1 December and faces extradition to the United States, which alleges that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions.

npr | Dec 08, 2018

Others have explored the far side of the moon from afar, but Chinese researchers are hoping a soft landing on the dark side of the lunar surface will allow for more detailed study. (Image credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 08, 2018

China's debate over masculinity has been stirred by worries over military effectiveness, traditional culture and disappointing academic performance among boys.

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