By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:13 PM IST
Asked about the Canadians at a daily briefing on Thursday, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying said the two had been “arrested, indicted and tried,” in what appeared to be the first public assertion that they had been brought to court.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Toronto
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:11 AM IST
The Global Affairs department said Dominic Barton, Canada’s Ambassador to China, was granted virtual consular access to Michael Spavor on Friday and virtual consular access to Michael Kovrig on Saturday.
By Reuters | Posted by Niyati Singh | Vancouver
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will appear in a Canadian court on Monday as her extradition hearing enters the next phase.
By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 02:01 PM IST
Ties between Canada and China have been strenuous since 2018 when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, under the US warrant. After Meng was detained, China arrested Canadian citizens Michael Kovri, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, a businessman, on charges of espionage.
By Anirudh Bhattacharya | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Toronoto
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Meng Wanzhou is facing trial in Vancouver and could potentially be extradited to the US on charges related to committing fraud and bypass international sanctions against the Iranian regime.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar | Beijing, China
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in what was widely seen as an attempt to Canada after Meng’s December 2018 arrest in Vancouver.
By Reuters | Vancouver
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 02:13 PM IST
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained at Vancouver’s airport on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States, where she is charged with bank fraud and accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc about Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s business in Iran.
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 03:13 PM IST
Meng Wanzhou claims that her constitutional rights were breached and is seeking damages for an ordeal she says amounted to “false imprisonment.”
By Associated Press | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, was detained on the same day that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed over dinner to a 90-day cease-fire in the trade dispute.
By Asian News International | Vancouver
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 09:12 PM IST
Meng, who is the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei allegedly allowed the company’s subsidiary SkyCom to do business in Iran, thereby violating US sanctions against the country.