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Conservative says Trudeau not doing enough in China dispute

Oct. 10, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada's Conservative party accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday of being idle in the government's dispute with China. Speaking at the final campaign debate before Oct. 21 parliamentary elections, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer said Trudeau hasn't done enough....

Huawei CFO wishes China well in first remarks since arrest

Oct. 1, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is wishing happy birthday to China in her first public remarks on camera since being arrested in Canada. Meng Wanzhou said outside her Vancouver home Tuesday to Chinese language media that she wishes her mother country a happy...

Canada says border officials followed rules in Huawei arrest

Sep. 23, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's attorney general said Monday that officials followed the law when they detained a top Chinese tech executive at Vancouver's airport and the defense has no proof to substantiate its "conspiracy theory" that she was illegally arrested. The attorney general said in...

China slams Canada after Trudeau criticizes detentions

Sep. 6, 2019 8:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China accused Canada of not abiding by international norms Friday in response to comments from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who accused Beijing of arbitrarily detaining two Canadians. Trudeau's remarks are "purely unfounded countercharges that confound black and white," Chinese...

China urges release of Huawei exec with new Canadian envoy

Sep. 5, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China urged Canada to "reflect on its mistakes" and immediately release an arrested Huawei executive in comments Thursday on the appointment of a new Canadian ambassador to the country. Relations between China and Canada were severely damaged when Meng Wanzhou — the chief financial...

Canada names new China envoy amid damaged relations

Sep. 4, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada on Wednesday announced the appointment of a prominent businessman as its new ambassador to China amid damaged relations following the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Dominic Barton, the former global managing director of the influential...

US: Ex-deputy attorney general shouldn't defend Huawei

Sep. 4, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors asked a judge on Wednesday to disqualify a former deputy attorney general as the lead defense lawyer in the bank fraud case against Chinese electronics giant Huawei. Prosecutors argued at a hearing in Brooklyn federal court that James Cole should be removed because he had...

Chinese embassy says the US is trying to suppress Huawei

Aug. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China's embassy in Canada said Friday the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls "typical bullying behavior." An embassy statement to The Associated Press said the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada at the request of U.S....

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China

Aug. 22, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that President Donald Trump brought up China's detainment of Canadians directly with China's president and said the Trump administration is working "diligently" to return them to Canada. Pompeo made the remarks during a trip to Ottawa for...

In his words: Huawei CEO says company will not be crushed

Aug. 21, 2019 6:48 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said that U.S. restrictions on access to technology would not defeat the Chinese telecom equipment maker and that the United States and Australia should hold off on buying Huawei's 5G network gear if they fear it is a security risk. The U.S. has...