24
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Alibaba, alibaba china, Alibaba Group, alibaba investigation, anti monopoly investigation, anti monopoly probe, Beijing, China, monopoly, World

China launches anti-monopoly probe into Alibaba Group, stepping up pressure – National

Chinese regulators on Thursday announced an anti-monopoly investigation of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, stepping up the ruling Communist Party’s efforts to control fast-growing tech industries. President Xi Jinping’s government promotes e-commerce and other online industries but worries about the dominance of Alibaba and other market leaders. The ruling party…
08
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: 2 michaels, Canada, Canada-China relations, China, China ambassador, China United States, detained Canadians China, Meng Wanzhou, Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, Spavor Kovrig China Canada, Two Michaels

Kovrig, Spavor remain ‘robust’ after 2 years in Chinese prison: Canadian ambassador – National

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are physically and mentally well and showing inspiring resilience as they near the end of their second year of imprisonment by the People’s Republic, says Canada’s ambassador to China. Dominic Barton also says Chinese authorities were paranoid about containing the spread of COVID-19 as…
07
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: 2 michaels, Canada, Canada-China relations, China, China United States, detained Canadians China, Francois-Philippe Champagne, Huawei detained Canadians, Meng Wanzhou, Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, Spavor Kovrig China Canada, Two Michaels, World

Champagne hints at progress in case of detained Canadians, but mum on Meng Wanzhou deal – National

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne on Monday said progress is being made in the continued push for the release of two Canadians detained in China, but wouldn’t say if it’s because of a reported deal for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported last week…
01
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: China, FCC Huawei, Huawei, Huawei China, Huawei FCC, Huawei national security threat, Tech, U.S. Huawei, us-china, World, ZTE

China says US ‘oppressing’ Huawei with ‘national security risk’ label – National

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday blocked the Chinese vendors from receiving subsidies from a government fund, stepping up efforts to limit their access to the U.S. market.…
03
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: China, Huawei, Huawei China, Huawei Iran, Huawei Technologies, Iran, Meng Wanzhou, Meng Wanzhou Iran, skycom iran, Skycom Tech, united states Huawei, us huawei, World

Huawei hid business operation in Iran after report linked CFO, documents show – National

China‘s Huawei Technologies acted to cover up its relationship with a firm that had tried to sell prohibited U.S. computer gear to Iran, after Reuters in 2013 reported deep links between the firm and the telecom-equipment giant’s chief financial officer, newly obtained internal Huawei documents show. Huawei has long described…
12
Jun
2018
Posted by: In: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Canada, China, Don Iveson, Economy, Edmonton, Money, TEC Edmonton, Tech, Technology, Tsinghua University, TusStar, World

Edmonton partners with Chinese tech incubator on program to expand business opportunities – Edmonton

The launch of a new program aimed at enhancing opportunities for Edmonton-area technology firms in China was celebrated by business leaders and politicians on Monday as yet another sign of Alberta’s capital becoming a major player on the global tech landscape. On Monday, TEC Edmonton and TusStar announced a new…