Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicMeng Wangzhou

Topic: Meng Wangzhou

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return makes Chinese realise ‘US imperialism is a paper tiger’

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canada in 2018 at US’ extradition request over alleged violation of Iran sanctions. But was it a prisoner swap deal with China?

China just promoted a military general targeted at India. And Weibo chatted about Modi in US

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei CFO at the heart of China-US-Canada political & diplomatic crisis

Meng's arrest in Canada is being seen as the result of the US-China tussle but it has also raised questions about whether Huawei is a private firm or an arm of the Communist Party.

China indicts 2 Canadians on spying charges in cases linked to US

The cases are entwined with the US's efforts to extradite Huawei's executive Meng Wangzhou from Canada.

Theresa May wins vote of confidence, to resume Brexit negotiations

Trump’s former aide Cohen jailed for three years, and ID card reveals Russian Prez Putin was a Soviet spy.

On Camera

YourTurn

PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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