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Huawei, HSBC agree on document deal for extradition case

Apr. 12, 2021 06:22 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese telecommunications equipment firm Huawei said Monday that it has reached an agreement with HSBC in Hong Kong to obtain documents that its chief financial office Meng Wanzhou hopes will help prevent her extradition to the U.S. Meng, who was...

China's Huawei says 2020 sales rose despite US sanctions

Mar. 31, 2021 06:19 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it eked out higher sales and profit last year but growth plunged after its smartphone unit was hammered by U.S. sanctions imposed in a fight with Beijing over technology and security. China’s first global tech...

Justice lawyer says it was OK to border screen Huawei exec

Mar. 24, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Canadian Border Services Agency did not participate in a conspiracy involving the FBI or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police when they detained a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, a Canadian justice department lawyer...

Justice lawyer urges judge to reject Huawei lawyer narrative

Mar. 23, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian justice department lawyers said Tuesday there is no evidence to support defense allegations of a “covert criminal investigation” involving the United States which could result in stopping the extradition hearing for a senior executive for...

China, Russia officials meet in show of unity against EU, US

Mar. 23, 2021 05:36 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Russia affirmed their countries' close ties at a meeting Tuesday, amid intense criticism and new Western sanctions against them over human rights. Wang Yi and Sergei Lavrov rejected outside sniping at their...

Huawei lawyer challenges cop claim he didn't share with FBI

Mar. 22, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The refusal of a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer to testify at an extradition hearing for a senior executive for Chinese communication giant Huawei is “unprecedented” and should bring into doubt the credibility of his written affidavit...

2nd Canadian goes on trial in China on spying charges

Mar. 22, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A second Canadian citizen held for more than two years on spying charges in apparent retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei went on trial in Beijing on Monday. The trial of analyst and former diplomat...

Lawyer: Canada border questions violated Huawei CFO's rights

Mar. 19, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lawyers for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies argued at an extradition hearing Friday that her detention and questioning at the Vancouver airport violated her rights, saying agents had no reason to question her about...

Canadian tried in China on spy charges, no verdict announced

Mar. 19, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

DANDONG, China (AP) — China on Friday put on trial one of two Canadians held for more than two years in apparent retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a senior Chinese telecom executive. Canada said its consular officials were refused permission to attend the...

Canada denied access to trials of jailed Canadians in China

Mar. 18, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada said Thursday that its consular officials have not received permission to attend the trials of two Canadians who were arrested in China two years ago in a move widely viewed as a pressure tactic over Canada’s detention of an executive at Chinese telecommunications...