OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, China, Canada's government said Saturday, a step that comes amid tense relations between the countries.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday renewed a demand that Canada release a top executive of tech giant Huawei a day after announcing a suspension of all imports of Canadian meat products in an...
TORONTO (AP) — China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei.
TORONTO (AP) — Lawyers for a top Huawei executive are calling on Canada's justice minister to intervene and stop a U.S. extradition request.
Lawyers for Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Canada (all times local):
President Donald Trump is offering to intervene on Canada's behalf to bring up the plight of...
China suspends imports from Canadian pork company
BEIJING (AP) — China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges.
TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers...
BEIJING (AP) — Diplomats have visited a Canadian think tank expert whose detention in China is believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court held an appeal hearing Thursday for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the two...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant said Wednesday he'll try to prevent the...
China ratchets up pressure on Canada amid Huawei dispute
BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that suspension of the license of a second major Canadian canola exporter is justified by safety concerns, as the sides continue to feud over Ottawa's detention...
BEIJING (AP) — Imports of canola, a Canadian oilseed crop, will now undergo more thorough inspections in China, the country's customs agency said Thursday, amid what appears to be a retaliatory...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant said Wednesday that comments by President Donald...
TORONTO (AP) — China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a...
TORONTO (AP) — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her...
China’s Huawei soft power push raises hard questions
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US ambassador: Arrests of Canadians in China unacceptable
TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Saturday her country is "deeply concerned" about China's "unlawful" detention of two Canadians.
Ambassador Kelly Craft said in a statement to The Associated Press the arrests of ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor are "unacceptable" and urged China to end the arbitrary detentions. It is her first public comments on the cases.
NATO chief: China must treat arrested Canadians fairly
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO's chief on Thursday called on China to treat two Canadian citizens detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese Huawei executive in Canada "fairly and with due process."
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he was following the situation of the Canadians detained in China in December "with concern," in his first public comments about the case.
Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei
BEIJING (AP) — The United States has brought charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies and one of its top executives in a case that has shaken China's relations with the U.S. and Canada. A look at how events have unfolded over the past two months:
The Latest: Huawei denies accusations in US indictment
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Justice Department charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei (all times local):
Chinese tech giant Huawei denies committing any of the violations cited in a U.S. indictment that accuses the company of stealing technology, violating trade sanctions and lying to banks.
US charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges Monday against Chinese tech giant Huawei, a top company executive and several subsidiaries, alleging the company stole trade secrets, misled banks about its business and violated U.S. sanctions.
In a statement, Huawei denied committing any of the violations cited in the indictment.
Canada’s foreign minister says why China envoy fired
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister said Monday the country's ambassador to China was fired because he expressed views that were contrary to the federal government's position on the detention of a Chinese tech executive.
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the central job of an ambassador is to represent accurately the government's position. She said John McCallum didn't do that and that is why his position was untenable.
Canada’s ambassador to China says he misspoke
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China said Thursday he misspoke and regrets saying the extradition of a Chinese executive to the U.S. "would not be a happy outcome."
Ambassador John McCallum said earlier this week in a 40-minute news conference with Chinese media in the Toronto area that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has a strong case to avoid extradition, and he suggested the case is politically motivated.
Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China said he thinks a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States and said he hopes she will be released soon in remarks one of his predecessors called "mind-boggling."
Ambassador John McCallum told Chinese language media in Markham, Ontario, on Tuesday that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has "quite good arguments," including "political involvement by comments from Donald Trump on her case."
China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada
BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing's relations with Ottawa.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Meng Wanzhou's case was out of the ordinary and Canada's extradition treaty with the U.S. infringed on the "safety and legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens."
More than 100 China experts urge China to release Canadians
TORONTO (AP) — More than 100 academics and former diplomats are calling on China to release two Canadians who have been detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive in Canada.
The letter by a wide array of China experts from around the world is addressed to Chinese President Xi Jinping. It says the arrests of the two Canadians sends a worrisome signal to those who work in policy and research in China.
The Latest: Chinese envoy warns Canada over Huawei case
BEIJING (AP) — The latest on the fight between China and Canada over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive (all times local):
China's ambassador to Canada says the arrest by Canadian authorities of a Huawei Technologies executive was an act of "backstabbing" by a friend and he warns of repercussions if Canada bars the company from its new 5G network for security reasons.
US says China’s death sentence against Canadian political
TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. State Department said that China's death sentence on a Canadian man is "politically motivated."
The statement from U.S. deputy spokesman Robert Palladino said Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke Tuesday and "expressed their concerns about the arbitrary detentions and politically motivated sentencing of Canadian nationals."
Report: US investigating whether Huawei stole trade secrets
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether Chinese tech giant Huawei stole trade secrets from U.S. companies.
The newspaper says investigators are looking into whether the company stole technology behind a robotic device that T-Mobile used to test smartphones.
China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case
BEIJING (AP) — China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday over his criticism of a death sentence given to a Canadian accused of drug smuggling at a retrial that followed a chilling of relations over the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive.
Trudeau should "respect the rule of law, respect China's judicial sovereignty, correct mistakes and stop making irresponsible remarks," foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said.
Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions
TORONTO (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of his drug smuggling case, while another Canadian man has been denied diplomatic immunity, ratcheting up the tensions following Canada's arrest of a top Chinese technology executive last month.
The Latest: Trudeau: Chinese death sentence arbitrary
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a death sentence imposed by a Chinese court on a Canadian citizen (all times local):
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is extremely concerned that China has chosen to "arbitrarily" apply the death penalty against a Canadian.
Trudeau says China not respecting diplomatic immunity
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Chinese officials are not respecting the diplomatic immunity of one of the Canadians detained in China last month as he ramped up efforts to get them released.
China arrested former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor on vague national security allegations.
Canadian consular officials visit detained Canadian in China
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian consular officials have visited a detained Canadian in China who was arrested in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive last month.
Global Affairs on Tuesday provided no further details on how entrepreneur Michael Spavor is being treated.
China’s Huawei unveils chip for global big data market
BEIJING (AP) — Huawei Technologies Ltd. showed off a new processor chip for data centers and cloud computing Monday, expanding into new and growing markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.
Huawei and other Chinese technology companies that rely on Western technology are stepping up efforts to develop their own.
Chinese tech firms lay lower at CES 2019 amid trade tensions
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The CES 2019 gadget show, which kicks off Sunday, will showcase the expanding influence and sway of China's rapidly growing technology sector. But some of its firms are stepping back from the spotlight amid rising U.S. national-security concerns over Chinese tech and a trans-Pacific trade war launched by President Donald Trump.
China’s Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018
BEIJING (AP) — It's not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the "disappeared" has expanded since President Xi Jinping came to power in 2013.
Not only dissidents and activists, but also high-level officials, Marxists, foreigners and even a movie star — people who never publicly opposed the ruling Communist Party — have been whisked away by police to unknown destinations.
China releases detained Canadian teacher Sarah McIver
OTTAWA (AP) — Canada's government says a Canadian teacher detained in China over a problem with her work permit has been released.
Albertan Sarah McIver was arrested earlier this month for issues related to her teaching job, but Global Affairs Canada spokesman Richard Walker said Friday that she has returned home.
Canada to embark on campaign to win release of citizens
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday that Canada will embark on a campaign to win the release of two citizens detained by China in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive.
Freeland said on a conference call with reporters that the arrests constitute a worrying precedent that has resonated with the country's partners.