Huawei exec’s extradition hearing begins in Canada

The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei began yesterday in a Vancouver courtroom, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a

Xi Jinping’s wider fight with US is only just beginning after trade deal

  In a letter read out during last week’s trade deal signing at the White House, Chinese leader Xi Jinping asked U.S. President Donald Trump to take steps to “enhance mutual

The odds of Huawei’s CFO avoiding extradition are just one in 100

Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has joined Carlos Ghosn in the 1% legal club. Those are the odds that the Chinese executive will win her bid to avoid

US, China sign phase one of trade deal

The U.S. and China signed what they billed as the first phase of a broader trade pact yesterday amid persistent questions over whether President Donald Trump’s efforts to rewrite

Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

Japan’s government said yesterday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the

Taiwan holds latest military drills following elections

Taiwanese marines staged drills yesterday as part of a series of military exercises following the reelection of pro-independence President Tsai Ing-wen. The exercises focused on neutralizing threats from small groups of

India asks China to avoid raising Kashmir dispute at UN

  India yesterday asked China to avoid raising the Kashmir dispute at the United Nations Security Council, insisting it is a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan. The government issued a statement

Pneumonia outbreak | China: Possible that new virus could spread between humans

The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the moment appears to be low, Chinese

Russia says US Indo-Pacific strategy is to contain China

Russia yesterday criticized the United States for introducing a new Indo-Pacific concept it said was aimed at containing China. Addressing a global conference in the Indian capital to discuss the most

Gov’t says Taiwan policy intact despite election results

A Chinese official said yesterday that Beijing will not change its policy of annexing Taiwan through its “one country, two systems” framework, despite the heavy turnout in favor of pro-independence

Official blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang yesterday

Beijing’s ties with key European ally nosedive over Taiwan

  China’s relationship with a country that was supposed to be a key proponent of its interests in Europe is growing increasingly caustic. The Czech Republic, an ex-communist member of the European

Xi strikes optimistic tone after riding out trade war with Trump

With China on the verge of signing a deal with Donald Trump to at least temporarily defuse a nearly two-year trade war, Xi Jinping is projecting

Huawei helps China overtake Germany in receiving US patents

Huawei Technologies Co. broke into the top 10 recipients of U.S. patents last year, according to an analysis of filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the latest sign

UK’s Johnson says Huawei critics should suggest alternatives

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that opponents of Huawei should suggest alternatives to the Chinese technology company as countries start start building out next-generation wireless networks. Johnson’s comments in

US esports firm Super League seals China deal with movie giant

Super League Gaming Inc., a U.S. esports company, is teaming up with Dalian Wanda Group Co. to help host live events in China, the world’s

Trump trade deal raises issue of trusting China to deliver

After three years of tweets and tariffs, President Donald Trump has arrived at his China moment. The phase one deal to be signed tomorrow is expected to include China’s commitments to

Thailand says ‘Wuhan coronavirus’ found in traveler from China

A traveler from China who arrived in Bangkok was infected with the newly identified virus believed to have triggered a pneumonia outbreak in central China, Thai

Zimbabwe’s president meets China’s foreign minister Wang Yi

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa praised his country’s relations with China yesterday, after meeting the Asian giant’s foreign minister Wang Yi, who was visiting as part of an African tour

Prague inks partnership with Taipei to Beijing’s ire

The Czech capital, Prague, yesterday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei - three months after canceling a similar deal with Beijing and angering the Chinese

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