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Christian Science Monitor | Dec 06, 2018

The CFO of Huawei Technologies is facing extradition to the US after allegedly violating terms of sanctions on Iran. The move comes as delicate negotiations proceed between the US and China to avert a continued trade war. 

Washington Post | Dec 06, 2018

China has rallied behind Meng after her U.S.-sought arrest in Vancouver.

Time | Dec 06, 2018

(Bloomberg)—On the same day Donald Trump and Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce in Argentina, some 7,000 miles away Canadian authorities made an arrest that now threatens to make the U.S.-China conflict much worse.

The U.S. is seeking the extradition of Wanzhou Meng, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., after convincing Canada to arrest her on Dec. 1. Canada confirmed she was in custody shortly after the Globe and Mail reported she had been arrested in connection with violating sanctions against Iran.
China promptly reacted with outrage after the news broke,...

Guardian | Dec 06, 2018

Arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou compounds fears of tit-for-tat US-China trade warShares in New York suffered have suffered fresh heavy falls as panic selling affecting stock markets in Asia and Europe spread to Wall Street.The Dow Jones industrial average dropped by 400 points when trading began, compounding the effect of an 800-point plunge when the US market was last open on Tuesday. The market was closed on Wednesday for the state funeral of President...

npr | Dec 06, 2018

Canadian authorities have arrested Meng Wanzhou, the company's CFO and daughter of its founder, at the request of the U.S. And Chinese officials have made quite clear they're not happy about it.(Image credit: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)

Guardian | Dec 06, 2018

If the US can prove the Chinese firm broke sanctions, Huawei could grind to a haltThe arrest in Canada of the chief financial officer of the Chinese mobile network and handset tech firm Huawei marks a new stage in a technological cold war between western spy agencies and Beijing. This development could be catastrophic for Huawei: according to reports, the US suspects it broke sanctions by selling telecoms equipment to Iran. If that is proven, the response could exclude...

npr | Dec 06, 2018

David Greene talks to William Zarit of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, about what the pause in the trade war means to Americans doing business in China.

npr | Dec 06, 2018

Canadian authorities arrest the CFO of one of China's largest companies. The organization overseeing U.S. gymnastics files for bankruptcy. A Puerto Rican cemetery remains closed after Hurricane Maria.

Guardian | Dec 06, 2018

Commerce ministry gives few details as two sides take part in 90 days of negotiationsChina has said it will immediately implement measures agreed under a trade war “truce” with the US.The commerce ministry’s remarks came days after Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to give negotiators 90 days to resolve their trade spat. Continue reading...

Time | Dec 06, 2018

(BEIJING) — China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks.
Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, faces possible extradition to the United States, according to Canadian authorities. The Globe and Mail newspaper, citing law enforcement sources, said she is accused of trying to evade U.S. curbs on trade with Iran.
The timing is awkward following the announcement of a U.S.-Chinese cease-fire in a tariff war over Beijing’s...

Guardian | Dec 06, 2018

World’s largest telecommunications equipment firm has been blacklisted by several countries and its CFO arrestedHuawei (pronounced “Wah-Way”) is a telecommunications and electronics company based in Shenzhen in the south of China. Related: Huawei CFO arrested in Canada on suspicion of violating US sanctions...

Foxnews | Dec 06, 2018

North Korea's foreign minister was due to arrive in key ally China Thursday for talks that come amid stalled efforts to persuade Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear weapons programs.

Time | Dec 05, 2018

(TORONTO) — Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies for possible extradition to the United States.
Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod said Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday.
McLeod said a publication ban had been imposed in the case and he could not provide further details. The ban was sought by Meng, who has a bail hearing Friday, he said.
The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this year that U.S. authorities are investigating whether Chinese tech...

Guardian | Dec 05, 2018

Anne-Marie Brady became a target after the release of a paper on Chinese foreign influence last yearMore than 150 global China experts have added their voices to demands that the New Zealand government protect Professor Anne-Marie Brady, a China scholar who has been the victim of a year-long harassment campaign.Brady, an expert in Chinese politics at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, had her home and office burgled in February, and her...

Foxnews | Dec 05, 2018

Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who is facing extradition to the United States.