FOCUS: Huawei CFO's release may herald thaw in China-U.S. ties, affect Japan

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An apparent plea bargaining between China and the United States late last week signals that the world's two major powers may be trying to prevent their economic and security tensions from escalating further, diplomatic sources said. A possible change in Sino-U.S. ties could also force Japan to reconsider its diplomacy toward China, as the government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has just followed suit with Washington on regional issues including Taiwan, the sources added. On Friday, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co., Meng Wanzhou, who admitted to frau...

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