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Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest

VANCOUVER/TORONTO: A top executive of China’s Huawei who is under arrest in Canada is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday for a bail hearing as she awaits possible extradition to the United States. Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, 46, who is also the daughter of the company founder, was arrested on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States. The arrest, revealed by Canadian authorities late on Wednesday, was part of a US investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade US sanctions against…

Chinese media continue bashing Trump with heavy criticism

SHANGHAI: China’s state media continued a barrage of criticism of the United States on Saturday as their tit-for-tat trade war escalated while seeking to reassure readers the Chinese economy remains in strong shape. Commentaries in the People’s Daily, China’s top newspaper, likened the United States to a bull in a China shop running roughshod over the rules of global trade and said that China was “still one of the best-performing, most promising and most tenacious economies in the world.” The commentaries come as trade…

Chinese state media accuse US of ‘mobster mentality’.

SHANGHAI: Chinese state media on Thursday accused the United States of a “mobster mentality” in its move to implement additional tariffs on Chinese goods, and warned Beijing had all the necessary means to fight back The comments mark a ratcheting up in tensions between the world’s two largest economies over a trade dispute, which is already impacting industries ranging from steel to cars and causing unease over which products could be targeted next. Beijing late on Wednesday said it would slap…

Chinese media says US has ‘delusions’, urges focus on domestic development

SHANGHAI/ BEIJING: U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a “symptom of paranoid delusions” that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese state media said on Friday. China has stepped up its war of words with the United States since President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to hit $200 billion of Chinese imports with 10 percent tariffs if China retaliates against his previous targeting of $50 billion in imports. China’s commerce ministry accused the United States on Thursday of being…

Burning Iranian oil tanker finally sinks after Jan 6 accident: Chinese state TV

BEIJING: An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision on January 6 in the East China Sea, Chinese state media said on Sunday, adding that large amounts of oil are burning in the surrounding waters. The stricken tanker, called the Sanchi, which had been adrift and on fire following the accident with the freighter CF Crystal, had “suddenly ignited” around noon (0400 GMT), China Central Television (CCTV) said. “Currently it has already sunk,” CCTV said, citing the Shanghai…