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U.S. calls March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China

Business Dec 10, 2018

U.S. calls March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China

U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying there is a "hard deadline" after a week of seeming confusion among President Donald Trump and his ...

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

Business Dec 9, 2018

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty." Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's global chief financial officer, was arrested in Canada on Dec. 1 and faces ...

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

Business Dec 8, 2018

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

Before her dramatic arrest in Canada, few in the U.S. had heard of Meng Wanzhou. Meng, 46, is chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman of the board of Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co. She now faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of trying ...