Meng Wanzhou

Huawei Gives CFO a Hero’s Welcome After Biden Allows Release

Huawei Chief Financial Officer and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) royalty Meng Wanzhou received a hero’s welcome when returning to company headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Monday, a month after U.S. prosecutors made a deal to drop fraud and sanctions-evasion charges against her. 

This screen grab made from video released on September 25, 2021 by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV shows people shouting and waving Chinese national flags after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrived following her release, in Shenzhen in China's southern Guangdong province. (CCTV/AFP via Getty Images)

China to Execute Canadian amid Huawei CFO Scandal

A Chinese court on Wednesday rejected Canadian citizen Robert Lloyd Schellenberg’s appeal of his death sentence, imposed in January 2019 after Canada arrested Huawei Chief Financial Officer and Chinese Communist Party heavyweight Meng Wanzhou for extradition to the United States.

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg. Screenshot via YouTube.

China Demands Canada Punish Diplomat for Wu-Tang Clan T-Shirt

The diplomatic crisis between China, Canada, and the Wu-Tang Clan escalated on Thursday with China’s demand for disciplinary action against Canadian diplomat Chad Hensler, identified as the alleged architect of a modified Wu-Tang Clan T-shirt that ostensibly outraged China by mocking the city of Wuhan. 

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a summit at the Belt and Road Forum on May 15, 2017 in Beijing, China. The Belt and Road Forum focuses on the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade initiative. (Photo by Thomas Peter - Pool/Getty Images)

Huawei Exec’s Extradition Hearing Begins in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei begins Monday in a Vancouver courtroom, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar and added to tensions between China and the United States.

VANCOUVER, BC - SEPTEMBER 23: Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves the British Columbia Superior Courts at lunch hour on September 23, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Meng was arrested by Canadian authorities last December on fraud charges and faces extradition to the United States. (Photo by Karen …

Pompeo: Huawei Exec Meng Wanzhou Will Not Be a ‘Bargaining Chip’ in Trade War with China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday that the United States is working to secure the freedom of two Canadians held prisoner by Communist China. Pompeo stressed that Meng Wanzhou, an executive of China’s Huawei telecom company held by Canada for rendition to the U.S. to face fraud charges, will not be used as a bargaining chip in the American trade war with China. China, meanwhile, ordered Canada to release Meng if it wants relations with Beijing to improve in any meaningful way.

Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at her home after spending the day in court on May 8, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Wanzhou was in court prior to extradition hearings and could face criminal charges of conspiracy and fraud in the U.S. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

China Arrests Canadian Citizen for Drug Offenses

China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday that another Canadian citizen has been arrested, this time on drug offenses. The Canadian foreign ministry, Global Affairs Canada, announced on Saturday that a Canadian had received consular services while under detention.

Chinese police patrol in front of the Canadian embassy in Beijing on December 14, 2018. - China confirmed on December 13 that two Canadians are under investigation on suspicion of endangering the country's national security, fuelling tensions after Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecom executive on a US request. …

Report: Canada Seeks U.S. Help as China Retaliates Economically for Huawei Arrest

CBC News reported on Sunday that Canada is frustrated with the United States for not doing enough to resolve tensions between Ottawa and Beijing – tensions which escalated into an economic showdown after Canada detained Chinese tech mogul Meng Wanzhou of the Huawei telecom corporation for extradition to the U.S. on charges of fraud and violating sanctions.

China expands ban on Canadian canola imports to second firm

U.S. Will Introduce Classified Surveillance Info at Huawei Trial

United States prosecutors said on Thursday that classified information gathered under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) will be introduced in the federal trial of Chinese telecom company Huawei, which has been charged with committing money laundering, bank fraud, and wire fraud in the course of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.

US looks to trump China's Huawei in Papua New Guinea

China’s Huawei Sues U.S. Government for Blocking Sales

China’s giant Huawei telecommunications company announced on Thursday it filed a lawsuit against the United States government over its ban on government agencies and contractors buying Huawei equipment. The ban was imposed over concerns that Huawei products may create security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by Chinese intelligence agents.

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China Accuses Detained Canadians of Stealing ‘Sensitive Information’

China formally accused – but did not yet formally charge – Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig of espionage on Monday. The two were arrested soon after Canada detained Huawei executive and Communist royalty Meng Wanzhou for possible extradition to the United States. The accusation of espionage was made three days after Canada announced Meng’s extradition hearing would proceed.

Combo photo of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, Canadians whom China accused of espionage on Monday.

Huawei Founder Praises Communism, Apple Computers, Donald Trump, and Immortality

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei spoke to foreign reporters this week for the first time since his company concluded a disastrous year of cyber-espionage suspicions, bans by the United States and other governments, and Canada’s arrest of Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who happens to be Ren’s daughter. Ren did some damage control for Huawei in his press engagements, striving to project optimism and stressing his corporate independence from the Chinese Communist government.

Huawei founder denies spying for China in rare interview

China Sentences Canadian Drug Smuggler to Death

The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in China’s Liaoning Province sentenced Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death on Monday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau immediately condemned the sentence as “arbitrary” and said the Schellenberg case is “of extreme concern to us as a government.” Many observers speculated the swift and severe judgment is related to China’s ongoing dispute with Canada over the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Flags of Canada and China are placed for the first China-Canada economic and financial strategy dialogue in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)