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US President Donald Trump (L) and China's President Xi Jinping leave a business leaders event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017.

Trump’s escalations of the trade war against China could push Washington toward a direct confrontation with Beijing, experts warn

Possible flashpoints for tensions between the two nations include the South China Sea or Taiwan, where Washington and Beijing are at loggerheads.
Posts on Weibo show users mocking Trump for giving Huawei free publicity.

Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

Trump's executive order is expected to precede a ban on US companies buying Huawei telecoms equipment.

The US has formally requested to extradite Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou from Canada

The US indicted Meng and Huawei on Monday, accusing the company of flouting US sanctions and stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, at podium, at a press conference to announce indictments against China's Huawei Technologies.

US calls Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou national-security threats, indicts company and exec on fraud and IP theft charges

The Justice Department said Huawei tricked a global bank into doing sanctions-violating business with Iran and stole trade secrets from T-Mobile.
Justin Trudeau asked for the resignation of Chinese ambassador John McCallum (left) on Saturday.

Canada fired its Chinese ambassador after his ‘mind-boggling’ remarks on the arrest of Huawei’s CFO

John McCallum said Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, had "strong arguments" for resisting extradition to the US.
A still image taken from CCTV video shows Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg in court, where he was sentenced with a death penalty for drug smuggling, in Dalian, Liaoning province, China January 14, 2019.

Canada joins US in raising travel advisory after China’s ‘arbitrary’ use of law to sentence Canadian to death in drug case

Canada fears a growing pattern of the random use of local laws to detain its citizens, a similar warning to what US officials issued this month.
US President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Trump seems to be backing down in the trade war with China after electoral blowback and growing economic worries

There are growing signs that President Donald Trump is backing off his trade war with China and a deal to drop tariffs could be on the way.
Cars are covered in snow on a snow-covered street on February 19, 2013 in Hefei, China.

Trump’s trade war with China just ended one car manufacturer’s incredible 46-month streak

Geely isn't alone — car sales in China fell for four months year-over-year, tracking for an annual decline for the first time in nearly three decades.