China News

Foxnews | Dec 08, 2018

China told Canada to release Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou who was arrested last week in Canada and faces extradition to the U.S.

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.

npr | Dec 07, 2018

Anne-Marie Brady is a professor at the University of Canterbury, and says she has been the victim of a campaign of intimidation in her home country after publishing research critical of China. (Image credit: Anne-Marie Brady )

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 07, 2018

A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 lunar lander blasted off at about 2.23 am local time on Saturday from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southern China.

npr | Dec 07, 2018

China is reacting to last week's arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Huawei, one of the world's largest telecom companies. She was arrested in Canada at the request of the U.S.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Dec 07, 2018

Huawei controversy dominated a high-level meeting in Beijing between Australia and China, in wake of the arrest of Huawei executive heiress Meng Wanzhou.

Guardian | Dec 07, 2018

Meng Wanzhou lied about links between telecoms giant and shell company, prosecutors told Vancouver court as she sought bailA senior Chinese telecoms executive committed fraud when she lied about links between Huawei and a shell company used to sell telecommunications equipment to Iran in breach of US sanctions, Canadian prosecutors have told a Vancouver court.Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer, appeared in court on Friday as she sought bail in a case which has sparked a major international dispute between China and the...

npr | Dec 07, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about America's trade relationship with China, and what he hopes the tariffs on Chinese goods will accomplish.

New York Times | Dec 07, 2018

In a Canadian courtroom, authorities revealed details of the charges facing Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei official whose arrest has shaken U.S.-China relations.

Time | Dec 07, 2018

(WASHINGTON) — A prosecutor for the Canadian government says the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has incentive to flee Canada because she faces charges in the U.S. of up to 30 years in prison.
The prosecutor said at the bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou that she has vast resources and would be motivated to flee Canada and return home to China.
He says the charges Meng is facing in the U.S. have to do with Huawei using an unofficial subsidiary to access the Iran market in dealings that would contravene U.S. sanctions.
Meng is accused of fraud. The...

Guardian | Dec 07, 2018

The Chinese telecoms firm’s promised investment follows the arrest of CFO in CanadaThe Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is to spend $2bn (£1.5bn) in an effort to alleviate British security services’ concerns about vulnerabilities in its products, capping a torrid week for the firm.In July, a British government centre established to verify the integrity of Huawei’s technology warned that it had security concerns about the company’s technology and could only provide “limited assurance” that risks to national security had been mitigated...

Guardian | Dec 07, 2018

Corrupt money is a global problem.

Guardian | Dec 07, 2018

African swine fever has been spreading rapidly in China and has also travelled from Russia and Eastern Europe to Belgium. Experts fear it is only a matter of time before it reaches the US. A global outbreak of African swine fever will reach the US within a year unless border protections are tightened and imports of high-risk pork products banned, warn biosecurity experts. It would cost the US economy $16.5bn (£12.9bn) in the first year alone, it has been estimated.An ongoing epidemic of the virus, which is deadly for pigs but cannot yet be transmitted to humans, has prompted the US...

Foxnews | Dec 07, 2018

North Korea's foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China's foreign ministry.

Guardian | Dec 07, 2018

Children need toys, but when you have no money yourself, it hurts to know that those making them are paid pitiful wagesChristmas is a stressful time for families, especially those on strict budgets, and those surviving below the poverty line. Shops are filled with items crying out to be bought. Toys fill shelves, and children wait not-so-patiently for Santa to come.

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