December 15, 2019

US and China must step off ‘path to disaster’, warns Jeffrey Sachs after storm of criticism over Huawei defence

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By Keegan Elmer From South China Morning Post Economist defends comments on tech giant saying the US is targeting it as part of a ‘reckless’ attempt to contain its rival Sachs faced firestorm of criticism on Twitter and says he quit social media network because it was ‘too time-consuming and distracting Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs […]

Explained: how the US uses anticorruption laws and sanctions to police the world

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By Finbarr Bermingham From South China Morning Post The cases of Patrick Ho and Sabrina Meng Wanzhou show the extraterritorial reach of US authorities The conviction of former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho in a New York court and the detention of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, in Canada have demonstrated the global reach […]