Taiwan invites U.S. journalists expelled by China

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu extended a personal invitation on Saturday for three major U.S. newspapers to station on the island their China-based journalists whose expulsion Beijing has announced. China said on March 18 it was revoking the press accreditations of all American journalists in the China bureaus of the New York Times, Wall Street… Read More Taiwan invites U.S. journalists expelled by China

Chinese President Xi Jinping offers U.S. support in fighting coronavirus outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday that he would have China’s support in fighting the coronavirus, as the United States faces the prospect of becoming the next global epicentre of the pandemic. The United States now has the most coronavirus cases of any country, with 84,946… Read More Chinese President Xi Jinping offers U.S. support in fighting coronavirus outbreak

China withdraws accreditation of American journalists as dispute with U.S. escalates

China is withdrawing the press credentials of American journalists at three U.S. newspapers, intensifying a bitter fight between the world’s top two economies that has widened to include the coronavirus outbreak and media freedoms. Beijing announced on Wednesday what it said was retaliation against U.S. restrictions on Chinese journalists that includes revoking the accreditations of… Read More China withdraws accreditation of American journalists as dispute with U.S. escalates

U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment

U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday to bars the use of U.S. subsidies by carriers to purchase network equipment from Huawei Technologies and other companies deemed a national security threat. The law also requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a program to assist small providers with the costs of removing prohibited… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment

U.S. adds fresh charges to its case against Huawei

The U.S. government on Thursday added fresh charges to its case against Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co that has angered China and hurt U.S.-Chinese diplomatic relations. The superseding indictment, which was filed in the federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charges Huawei with conspiring to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)… Read More U.S. adds fresh charges to its case against Huawei

U.S. set to publish rule to block more sales to Huawei

The U.S. government is nearing publication of a rule that would vastly expand its powers to block shipments of foreign-made goods to China’s Huawei, as it seeks to squeeze the blacklisted telecoms company, two sources said. The U.S. Commerce Department in May placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, citing national security concerns.… Read More U.S. set to publish rule to block more sales to Huawei

U.S. grants approval to some suppliers to restart sales to Huawei

The Trump administration on Wednesday gave Huawei its second reprieve this week, allowing some suppliers to restart sales to the Chinese telecoms giant after it was placed on a trade black list over national security concerns six months ago. The Commerce Department said it has begun issuing licenses for some companies to sell goods to… Read More U.S. grants approval to some suppliers to restart sales to Huawei