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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s return from Canada this week was lauded as a diplomatic triumph in China, but the celebrations left a bad taste for the expat business community, already rattled by the threat of “hostage diplomacy.”

That dread was based on the part of the story Chinese state media were largely silent about — just as flag-waving crowds prepared to welcome Meng at Shenzhen airport, two Canadians were heading the other way after being detained for nearly three years.

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