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Michael Kovrig, who works for thinktank, being held in Beijing Move follows arrest of Chinese Huawei executive in Canada The Guardian Date: 13 Dec 2018 By: Leyland Cecco in Toronto and agencies Beijing A second Canadian citizen may have been held by Chinese officials following the detention of former diplomat Michael Kovrig, according to Canada’s foreign minister Chrystia […]

“It’s frightening to think about,” a prominent scholar said. Vox Date: Dec 12, 2018 By: Alex Ward@AlexWardVoxalex.ward@vox.com   TOKYO — Most Western predictions about the future of China’s rise are ominous, ranging from theories about how the country will perfect an authoritarian society to how it will serve as a model for a less free future. But while reporting in […]

The New York Times Date: Dec. 12, 2018 By Keith Bradsher, Alan Rappeport and Glenn Thrush BEIJING — The recent arrest of a top Chinese tech executive at the Trump administration’s request seemed certain to provoke a geopolitical showdown pitting Beijing against Washington. The detained executive is a daughter of one of China’s most admired business leaders. She helps run […]

CNN Date: December 12, 2018 By: Nicole Gaouette, Donna Borak and David Shortell, CNN Washington (CNN)China and the US are set to take action against each other as tensions escalate over trade, cyber hacking and espionage as US senior law enforcement officials identified Beijing as the most serious threat to US national security on Wednesday. China’s methods of non-traditional […]

At Long Last, a U.S. Policy Shift toward China Taiwan NewsDate: 2018/12/11By: William A. Stanton (Professor, National Taiwan University),Taiwan News After more than 40 years, U.S. policy toward China has changed, finally recognizing China as it is, rather than the China we wish it were. A strong and still growing consensus has emerged among U.S. officials, […]

Voice of America Date: December 11, 2018 By: Reuters NEW YORK — A senior U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had risen in recent months, targeting critical infrastructure in what may be attempts to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks. “You worry they are prepositioning against critical […]

CTV News  By: Rachel Aiello, Ottawa News Bureau Online Producer Date: December 11, 2018 OTTAWA – The federal government is considering increasing the risk level for Canadian travellers to China, CTV News has learned. The prospect of issuing a travel warning for Canadians in China, or for those journeying to China, is being considered among other […]

European companies should not be compelled to transfer technology in order to gain access to the Chinese market, said Nicolas Chapuis, ambassador of the EU delegation to China. The bloc welcomes any foreign investments conducive to creating jobs and growth, said Chapuis. CNBC News Date: December 12, 2018 By: Huileng Tan | @huileng_tan The European Union has a […]

The Washington Post Date: December 11, 2018 By: Rob Gillies | AP TORONTO — A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada’s arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on Tuesday confirmed the detention and said […]

The trade war is not just about manufacturing jobs. It’s the final battle between communism and capitalism. Forbes Date: Dec 10, 2018 By: Kenneth RapozaSenior, Contributor The trade war is not just about manufacturing jobs. It’s the final battle between communism and capitalism. The number one and number two economies could not be more different. […]

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