#Huawei – Foreign direct product rule changes made by US government

The US government added Huawei to the Entity List on May 16, 2019 without justification. Since that time, and despite the fact that a number of key industrial and technological elements were made unavailable to us, we have remained committed to complying with all US government rules and regulations. At the same time, we (Huawei)…

In the age of coronavirus, big government is back

In Europe and the United States, governments across the political spectrum are now plotting vast sums of state spending and loans to shore up their beleaguered societies. Lawmakers in Washington wrangled Thursday over a mammoth stimulus plan that could add up to $1 trillion. Germany’s central bank has said it could lend as much as…

Government of Canada evacuating Canadians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship

TORONTO — The Canadian government has chartered a plane to repatriate Canadians on board the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan. Global Affairs Canada confirmed late Saturday night that the decision was taken “because of the extraordinary circumstances faced by passengers on the Diamond Princess and to lighten the burden on the…

Johnson welcomes return of Northern Ireland government – Channel 4 News

Today the talk was of a “bright future” for Northern Ireland – as Boris Johnson welcomed the new power-sharing government formed at Stormont over the weekend. The Prime Minister said his government would “strongly support” the new coalition, led by Sinn Fein and the DUP – but he wouldn’t be drawn on how much money…

POLITICO Playbook: Drama on trade, government funding resumes

Mexico’s top trade negotiator confirmed to POLITICO that he is scheduled to meet with Robert Lighthizer (above) on Monday. | Marco Ugarte/AP Photo AHH, HERE’S THE DRAMA! … — SABRINA RODRÍGUEZ: “Mexico fumes over labor enforcement details in trade bill”: “Mexico’s top trade negotiator plans to return to Washington on Sunday to express his outrage…

Israeli PM’s challenger proposes unity government rotation

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The chief challenger to Israel’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is proposing to lead a unity government with Netanyahu’s Likud party. Blue and White candidate Benny Gantz says Saturday he would head the government for two years and then Netanyahu would lead the following two years — if he is…