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Huawei CFO Meng back in Canadian court fighting US extradition

Huawei CFO Meng back in Canadian court fighting US extradition

Soon after Meng's detention, China arrested Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, charging them with espionage.

  • by Moira Warburton

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America cites military concerns in restricting China’s leading chip maker
China

America cites military concerns in restricting China’s leading chip maker

The US Department of Commerce has determined that the Chinese company "may pose an unacceptable risk of diversion to a military end use in the People's Republic of China".

  • by Ana Swanson and Raymond Zhong
'Unlawful': TikTok asks US judge to block Trump's ban as deadline looms
Techno-nationalism

'Unlawful': TikTok asks US judge to block Trump's ban as deadline looms

Chinese-owned TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration's attempt to ban its app, suggesting the video-sharing app's forced deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled.

  • by Tali Arbel
TikTok affair exposes ugly intersection between US politics and capitalism
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Opinion

TikTok affair exposes ugly intersection between US politics and capitalism

The outcome of Donald Trump's planned ban on Chinese social media apps has shown how America's increasingly torrid domestic politics is distorting its decision-making.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
'We've got a big problem': Republican senators oppose TikTok-Oracle deal
China

'We've got a big problem': Republican senators oppose TikTok-Oracle deal

The lawmakers are trying to get ahead of a ruling expected this week on a plan that includes Oracle as a "trusted technology partner". 

  • by Shelly Banjo
Why Trump will laugh off China's trade win
Opinion
Opinion

Why Trump will laugh off China's trade win

The World Trade Organisation has ruled the US broke international rules in its trade war with China, but the decision is meaningless.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
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The US-China battle for tech supremacy has just intensified
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Opinion

The US-China battle for tech supremacy has just intensified

First it was TikTok, now a proposed $US40 billion deal by America's Nvidia to buy a chip design company will create new tensions between the US and China.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
US blocks imports from China's Uighur region for forced labor
China

US blocks imports from China's Uighur region for forced labor

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the Trump administration is still studying the more sweeping measure.

  • by Ben Fox
'Game of Brexit chicken': EU threatens legal action as UK moves to break treaty
Brexit chaos

'Game of Brexit chicken': EU threatens legal action as UK moves to break treaty

The European Commission said it was now stepping up preparations for a messy end to Britain's departure from the EU.

  • by William James and Gabriela Baczynska
Self-inflicted wound: Trump would severely damage the US if he carries out his China threat
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Donald Trump

Self-inflicted wound: Trump would severely damage the US if he carries out his China threat

The prospect that Trump might actually follow through with his threat to decouple from China if he is re-elected ought to send shivers through corporate America and their western peers.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Trump again raises idea of separating US economy from China
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Trump again raises idea of separating US economy from China

Trump again talks about decoupling from China, suggesting the US would not lose money if the world's two biggest economies no longer did business.

  • by Jeff Mason, Chris Sanders and David Brunnstrom