Court details reveal Meng Wanzhou’s luxurious life under bail

While Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been holed up in Chinese prisons, Meng has been dining out with friends, having family visits and attending private shopping sessions at Vancouver’s high-end boutiques.

Trump’s WeChat Ban a Warning Shot to Chinese Tech Firms: Expert

WeChat and TikTok will likely feel the brunt of more regulation after U.S. President Donald Trump signed off on two executive orders banning transactions with the Chinese-backed apps. On Aug. 6, the president signed the two orders barring U.S. citizens and entities (government and businesses) from conducting commercial transactions with the parent companies of both […]

Robust Democratic Institutions an ‘Antidote’ Against Beijing’s Infiltration: Expert

Australia’s democratic institutions have proven to be an “antidote” to Beijing’s extensive infiltration operations and a case study for countries on how to expose and repel the communist regime’s United Front Work Department. In 2014, Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s declared the influence activities of the United Front one of the regime’s “magic weapons.” A new […]

Pompeo Outlines Broad Strategy Against Threat Posed by China’s Technology

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on American tech companies to remove “untrusted” Chinese apps from their stores, while outlining the administration’s “clean network” initiative to safeguard U.S. interests. Pompeo’s call—aimed at Apple and Google for their app stores—came as the Trump administration compelled popular video-sharing app TikTok to find an American buyer, citing security […]

New Zealand Universities, Businesses Providing ‘Cutting-Edge’ Knowhow to Beijing’s Military: Expert Warns

New Zealand universities and businesses are providing valuable knowledge and technology to Beijing’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) via collaborations with their Chinese counterparts. These collaborations could inadvertently be “accelerating” the modernisation of the Chinese Communist Party’s military arm, according to a new report. China expert Prof. Anne-Marie Brady, who co-authored the July study for the […]

French Limits on Huawei 5G Equipment Amount to De Facto Ban by 2028

PARIS—French authorities have told telecom operators planning to buy Huawei 5G equipment that they won’t be able to renew licenses for the gear once they expire, effectively phasing the Chinese firm out of mobile networks, three sources close to the matter said. Like other countries in Europe, France is laying the ground for its next-generation […]

Exporting Totalitarianism: Experts Explain Why You Should Care About China

China’s mask is beginning to slip. With pressure mounting from the CCP virus pandemic, Hong Kong protests, and the trade war with the United States, the West is starting to get a glimpse of the true face of China beyond the facade of a modern, high-tech, business-oriented, friend of the West—and we should be worried, […]

Canada Must Demand Release of Canadian Businesswoman Jailed in China: Former Justice Minister

Canada should demand the immediate release of Sun Qian, a Canadian citizen and Falun Gong adherent imprisoned in China for her faith, says former Liberal justice minister Irwin Cotler. Sun was arrested at her Beijing residence in February 2017 and has been held in custody ever since. On June 30 she was sentenced by a […]