Huawei’s CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has been arrested in Canada but who is she and why the big deal?
Thursday, 6 December 2018 () Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has been detained by Canadian authorities at the request of the US government, a move that sparked a protest from the Chinese government. But who is Sabrina Meng Wanzhou and why is this such a big deal? Meng is the 46-year old CFO of Shenzhen-based Huawei, which is currently stuck in the middle of the trade and technology spat between the US and China. US president Donald Trump in August authorised a ban...
China is demanding Canada immediately release the chief financial officer of Huawei, a Chinese telecom firm. Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada and is set for extradition to the U.S. Michael Mui, an investigative reporter for The Star Vancouver, joined CBSN to discuss the case.
Reuters reports that a top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing. She cited fears for her health while incarcerated..
Reuters reports that the top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing. This due to severe hypertension and fears..
Newser reports China wasted little time in summoning the US ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of a Huawei executive in Canada—immediately on the heels of warning Canadian envoy..
CNN Reports The vice minister of the Chinese Foreign Ministry is summoning the Canadian ambassador to China to address the detention of a Huawei executive in Vancouver, describing it as "lawless" and..
With the arrest of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States, Vancouver has found itself at the epicentre of a ground-shaking,... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald
Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Canada and sought for extradition by the United States. US Department of Justice had... IndiaTimes - BusinessAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post •Business Insider