Tag Archives: China

Exclusive: China makes first major buy of U.S. soybeans since Trump-Xi meet

FILE PHOTO: A worker inspects soybeans during the soy harvest near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil February 18, 2018. Picture taken February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – China made its first major U.S. soybean purchases in more than six months on Wednesday, two U.S. traders said, and its first since U.S. President Donald Trump and his ...

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Samsung to suspend operations at China mobile phone plant

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics will suspend operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Amid slumping sales and rising labor costs in China in recent years, Samsung has ...

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China welcomes any effort to move Huawei case toward resolution

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang answers questions about a major bus accident in North Korea, during a news conference in Beijing, China April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Canada’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive with Chinese tech giant Huawei, was a mistake from the start, and ...

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Crisis Group says no word from China on detained Canadian employee

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Wednesday it had received no information from Chinese officials about the detention of its employee, former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig, and that it was seeking consular access to him. Michael Kovrig, an employee with the International Crisis Group and former Canadian diplomat appears in this photo provided by the International ...

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ICG says it has received no information from China on detention of Canadian employee

Michael Kovrig, an employee with the International Crisis Group and former Canadian diplomat appears in this photo provided by the International Crisis Group in Brussels, Belgium, December 11, 2018. Courtesy CRISISGROUP/Julie David de Lossy/Handout via REUTERS SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The International Crisis Group said on Wednesday that it had received no information from Chinese officials on the detention of its ...

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U.S. weighs China travel warning over Huawei case: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is considering issuing a new warning to U.S. citizens, including business executives, traveling to China after Canada arrested a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive at Washington’s request, two sources said on Tuesday. A man uses his phone as he sits in front of a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, December 11, 2018. ...

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China detains former Canadian diplomat as Huawei CFO returns to court

VANCOUVER/BEIJING (Reuters) – Canada confirmed on Tuesday that one of its citizens was detained in China but said it saw no explicit connection to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co. Confirmation of the detention came soon after the executive, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, returned to a packed Vancouver courtroom for a ...

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U.S. voices concern about detention of Canadian in China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department expressed concern on Tuesday about reports a Canadian citizen has been detained in China following the arrest of Huawei Technologies’ [HWT.UL] chief financial officer in Canada, and it urged Beijing to end arbitrary detentions. “The United States is concerned by these reports that a Canadian citizen has been detained in China. We’ve urged ...

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