Embattled Chinese tech company Huawei has struck a deal to build Russia’s first 5G wireless network. The agreement with Russia’s largest carrier, MTS, was signed on the sidelines of talks in Moscow between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. It comes at a critical time for the …Read More »
China has conducted a pioneering launch of a space rocket from a cargo ship, becoming “the first nation” to fully own and operate a floating launch platform. A Long March 11 carrier rocket lifted off from the pad installed on a civilian ship in the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, the …Read More »
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing “real concerns” about China’s human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing. Diplomatic relations between the two countries have deteriorated badly since December when police in Vancouver detained Huawei Technologies Co …Read More »
Two of the world’s largest video surveillance products manufacturers, China’s Hikvision and Dahua, are likely to follow Huawei onto the US blacklist, according to reports. The sanction may be announced, “in the coming weeks.” Washington is considering denying more Chinese companies a share of the US market. Limiting access to …Read More »
China, Russia… ‘we all have to get rid’ of nukes, Trump says amid reports he eyes arms control deal.
Donald Trump has called on the US, Russia, and China to reduce their nuclear arsenals amid reports that his administration is planning to propose a landmark arms control deal with Beijing and Moscow. In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, the US president said that he welcomed Russia’s …Read More »
Chinese authorities have seized 7.48 tons of smuggled ivory tusks, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against illegal wildlife trafficking. The seizures came during the last week operation against an international criminal gang “that has long been specializing in smuggling ivory,” the customs administration …Read More »