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China heading towards mass-producing 14nm chips domestically – EU should collaborate to strengthen its own semiconductor ecosystem

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Semiconductors are an essential component of all electronic devices. Processor chips and other semiconductors are China’s biggest single import and consume around 70% of global production. In the future demand will just continue to increase because of the new technologies such as 5G and IoT. China has spent heavily over the past two decades to build up its chip industry, …

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1000 days of injustice – recap on the case of Sabrina Meng after conclusion of her extradition hearings

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When I’m writing this in August 26th 2021 it has been exactly 1000 days since the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Sabrina Meng. She was detained by the Canadian authorities on December 1st 2018 at Vancouver International Airport while she was having a stopover on the way to Mexico. She is facing possible extradition to the United States on fraud charges …

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The case to extradite Sabrina Meng should be dismissed in the face of new evidence

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The court case of extradition of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng to the United States has continued in Canada. Recently new evidence showing Meng’s innocence has been brought out. Meng’s lawyers failed in the UK High Court to gain access to relevant information kept by HSBC. However, their success in Hong Kong has led to the latest release of documents. Now …

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New administration in the White House: did anything change for the Sabrina Meng’s case

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Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng’s U.S. extradition case in Canada is entering its last phase of arguments. Most recently judge of the Meng’s case rejected her lawyers request to include an affidavit from a Huawei accountant as evidence that would have shed light on the company’s financial practices and helped prove Meng’sinnocence on the charges of bank fraud. The final hearing …

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Sabrina Meng: The first victim of the US trade war on China

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In a few months it will be a two years anniversary of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng’s arrest. She was detained by the Canadian authorities in December 1 2018 at Vancouver International Airport while she was having stopover in on they way to Mexico. Later same month local court released her on C$10 million (US$7.5 million) bail. Meng is under house …