Meng Wanzhou

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China May Have Made Its First Move Against Canada

Former diplomat reportedly detained in China, after Canada arrests tech exec Meng Wanzhou

(Newser) - China has been threatening retaliation ever since news broke that Canada had detained Chinese tech exec Meng Wanzhou . Now it appears that Beijing has taken its first action. Reuters reports that a former Canadian diplomat named Michael Kovrig has been detained in China. Kovrig works for a think tank called...

Detained China Tech Exec Says She's Not a Flight Risk

Meng Wanzhou is seeking bail in Vancouver

(Newser) - China is demanding that Canada free Meng Wanzhou immediately or pay a "heavy price," but the Huawei CFO and her lawyers are trying to make a case for release that isn't based on threats, according to court documents released Sunday. In a bail application, Meng states that...

Rep. Schiff Talks &#39;Jail Time&#39;
Rep. Schiff Talks 'Jail Time'
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Rep. Schiff Talks 'Jail Time'

And more around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - With prosecutors saying President Trump arranged illegal payments during the 2016 campaign, Rep. Adam Schiff adds a thought: "There's a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him," he says on CBS' Face the Nation, per Slate . "...

After Huawei Arrest, China Hauls in US Ambassador

Incensed Beijing also has words for Canadian envoy, wants tech exec released ASAP

(Newser) - China wasted little time in summoning the US ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of a Huawei executive in Canada—immediately on the heels of warning Canadian envoy John McCallum that there would be "grave consequences" if Meng Wanzhou is not released. Vice Foreign Minister Le...

Why This Woman&#39;s Arrest Is Causing Markets to Tank
Why This Woman's Arrest
Is Causing Markets to Tank
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Why This Woman's Arrest Is Causing Markets to Tank

Meng Wanzhou is the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei

(Newser) - The arrest of a Chinese tech executive rattled already jittery world markets Thursday and brought international attention to her company, Huawei Technologies. The woman in custody is its 46-year-old chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who also goes by Sabrina Meng. China is seething over the arrest, which took place at...

China Tech Exec Arrested While Changing Planes

Canada says US wants to extradite Huawei CFO

(Newser) - China is strongly protesting the arrest of a technology exec who was detained while changing planes in Canada. Meng Wanzhou is Huawei's chief financial officer and daughter of the company's founder, the BBC reports. Canadian authorities say she was being sought for extradition to the US, where the...

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