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Appeals court upholds FCC subsidy ban for Huawei purchases

Jun. 18, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Friday to hear Chinese tech giant Huawei's request to throw out a rule used to bar rural phone carriers on national security grounds from using government funds to purchase its equipment. The 5th Circuit Court of...

China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin

Jun. 12, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats appear to have had another sharply worded exchange, with Beijing saying it told the U.S. to cease interfering in its internal affairs and accusing Washington of politicizing the search for the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

China says US revoking of China apps ban a 'positive step'

Jun. 11, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that a U.S. move to revoke the Trump administration’s executive orders intended to ban apps like TikTok and WeChat was a “positive step,” amid strained relations between the two countries. “We hope that...

US drops Trump order targeting TikTok, plans its own review

Jun. 09, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders intended to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China, officials said Wednesday. A new...

Tory party wants Canada PM to push China Olympic relocation

Jun. 04, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada’s official opposition party wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to use his time at the G7 Leaders’ Summit to take a stand against China and call for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved from Beijing. Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole...

Biden widens list of Chinese firms off-limits for investment

Jun. 04, 2021 08:43 AM EDT

China vehemently objected Friday to U.S. President Joe Biden’s expansion of a list of Chinese companies whose shares are off-limits to American investors because of their purported links to the Chinese military and surveillance. The White House issued the update late...

Huawei rolls out its own operating system to smartphones

Jun. 02, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Huawei launched its own HarmonyOS mobile operating system on its handsets on Wednesday as it adapts to having lost access to Google mobile services two years ago after the U.S. put the Chinese telecommunications company on a trade blacklist. The...

Huawei ex-director on trial in Poland on China spying charge

Jun. 01, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two men accused of spying for China went on trial Tuesday in Warsaw — a Chinese citizen who is a former sales director of Huawei in Poland and a Polish cybersecurity expert. The men, Weijing Wang and Piotr Durbajlo, have both pleaded not guilty....

China rejects Australian writer's torture claim in trial

Jun. 01, 2021 05:18 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese government spokesperson on Tuesday rejected an Australian writer's complaint that he was tortured during interrogation before being put on trial on spying charges. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson also accused Australia of “unfounded...

China says Xiaomi removal from U.S. blacklist "beneficial"

May. 13, 2021 07:44 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s commerce ministry on Thursday welcomed the removal of Xiaomi Corp. from a U.S. government blacklist, a day after the U.S. reversed a ban on U.S. investments in the smartphone maker that was imposed under former President Donald Trump. “China...