Hui Xiao, A retired economist in Hong Kong
Oct 02, 2021
I, like almost all Chinese compatriots, am most delighted that Ms. MENG Wanzhou was able to come home from Canada where she had been under house arrest based on a U.S. extradition request since December 2018. It was a long ordeal for her—losing her freedom and missing her family for more than a thousand days!
Victor Zhikai Gao, Chair Professor at Soochow University, Vice President of CCG
Jul 16, 2021
There is just one conclusion to be drawn from the geopolitical confusion created by Washington’s maximum confrontation policy: Rather than war, China and America are actually destined for peace. This is the true mega trend in bilateral relations.
Tai Hingshing, Senior Fellow, Convener of Hong Kong Academia
Jul 06, 2021
A trove of HSBC material consisting of more than 300 pages of emails and documents from HSBC have been revealed recently. It is part of a long-running extradition battle over Ms Meng Wan Zhou, the CFO of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.
David Lenz, Researcher, University of Vienna
Mar 17, 2021
A recent court case in Hangzhou saw a landmark victory for data privacy and security in China. As facial recognition technology becomes more readily accessible, how will lawmakers across the world react?
George Koo, Retired International Business Consultant and Contributor to Asia Times
Jun 05, 2020
When the U.S. Trump Administration’s recently attempted to slam the door on Huawei, China’s leading telecommunication and technology loaded company, he and his China advisors broke the heretofore gold standard in international collaboration; and that has been the world’s semiconductor industry.
Ma Shikun, Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Feb 04, 2020
United States stretches reason past the breaking point as it applies pressure to the company. Britain is adopting the technology anyway, while Meng Wanzhou’s rights continue to be violated in Canada.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Dec 11, 2019
US global calls to ban Huawei are falling flat. Even countries that recognized Huawei’s security vulnerabilities would not want to politicize what is supposed to be a technical or business judgment.
Eric Harwit, Professor, University of Hawaii Asian Studies Program
Nov 15, 2019
Concerns are rising in Washington over the Chinese app TikTok, a video-making social media platform whose popularity has boomed in the U.S. in 2019. With concerns that the app is gathering and sharing the data of American users, TikTok might be yet another casualty in the U.S.’ war on Chinese tech companies.
Jia Qingguo, Director and Professor, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University
Nov 15, 2019
Decouple or not? That is the question in fraught China-U.S. trade tango.
Daniel Ikenson, Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
Jul 05, 2019
While Huawei may present a genuine security risk to the United States and the world, there are big problems with the current case against the telecommunications giant, and banning all forms of commerce is not the way forward.