Canada presses China counterpart over detainees, Hong Kong

ROME, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne met his Chinese counterpart, state councillor Wang Yi, in Rome on Tuesday and urged Beijing to release two citizens of Ca...

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years following a sharp downturn in ties over the arrest of an executive of Chinese tech giant Hu...

China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug charges

China has sentenced a third Canadian citizen to death on drug charges amid a steep decline in relations between the two countries. The Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate Court announced Xu Weihong&rs...

China sentences another Canadian to death on drug charges

A Chinese court in the country's southern Guandong province sentenced a Canadian national to death on drugs charges on Friday. Ye Jianhui was found guilty of trafficking and manufacturing drugs a...

Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China on drug charge

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a Canadian citizen to death on charges of manufacturing the drug ketamine amid heightened tension between the two countries. The Guangzhou Municip...

Lawyers for Huawei CFO say she's Trump bargaining chip

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lawyers for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei say her extradition hearing should be ended because comments by U.S. President Donald Trump reduce her to...

No end in sight to the US-China confrontation

After the US ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, Beijing retaliated by ordering Washington to close its consulate in Chengdu, in Sichuan province. In a speech on Thursday, US Secretary o...

Huawei posts 13.1% revenue growth amid pandemic, sanctions

HONG KONG (AP) — Huawei Technologies reported Tuesday that its revenue grew 13.1% in the first half of the year compared with a year earlier, despite sanctions from the U.S and challenges from the cor...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 30 The Wall Street Journal on allegations that Russia offered bounties f...

Canada's Trudeau rules out releasing Huawei tech executive

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday ruled out releasing a top Chinese tech executive in an attempt to win the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing. ...

Extradition hearings for Huawei CFO to run into next year

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The British Columbia Supreme Court on Tuesday approved a schedule for the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive that would see hearings run into ne...

China to Canada PM: Stop 'irresponsible remarks' on spy case

BEIJING (AP) — China told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to “stop making irresponsible remarks” after he said Beijing's decision to charge two Canadians with spying was linked to his country'...

Business Highlights

___ More U.S. workers getting Juneteenth off as awareness grows NEW YORK (AP) — A unprecedented number of U.S. companies are giving employees off for Juneteenth thi...

China charges 2 Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese prosecutors charged two detained Canadians with spying Friday in an apparent bid to step up pressure on Canada to drop a U.S. extradition request for a Huawei executive under ho...

Canada's Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out

TORONTO (AP) — Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies announced Tuesday they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless ne...