Chuck Chiang

Trilingual multimedia journalist for print/online/radio/video. Specializes in Asia-Pacific relations with Western Canada.

B.C. moves toward values-based trade strategy

The province's new trade diversification plan prioritizes partnerships where values align

Escalating China-Taiwan tensions a concern for Canada

Trade relationships increasingly complicated as Ottawa navigates geopolitical minefield

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority not guilty of improper bias against tenant, court finds

Canadian court has issued a decision against terminal operator GCT Canada Ltd. in its accusations that the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) showed a conflict of interest in prioritizing its own...

Canadian cruise sector laments disruptive ArriveCAN process, effects on tourism

Add the Canadian cruise ship industry to the list of stakeholders who have been irked by the ArriveCAN app mandated by Ottawa for travellers entering Canada. Cruise industry officials say the...

Jim Pattison: Bright spots in economy remain, but labour trend is key

Despite the mounting challenges facing the economy – inflation, supply chain bottlenecks, labour shortages and high government deficits – Vancouver magnate Jim Pattison is keeping a positive...

Vancouver arbitration centre takes on ICBC motor vehicle claim disputes

The Vancouver International Arbitration Centre has begun taking on motor vehicle accident claim cases in a bid to reduce the backlog in the current court system. The VanIAC is taking on assessing...

UBC researcher gets $3m for development of credit-card-sized biomedical sensor

A University of British Columbia researcher is kicking the development of a credit-card-sized, disposable “biomedical sensor” – capable of detecting not only COVID-19 but also other ailments almost...

BC Ferries fires president/CEO

BC Ferries has terminated the contract of president/CEO Mark Collins, a news release from the organization said this morning. Collins, who has been at the helm at BC Ferries since 2017 and worked in...

Canada’s cruise sector aims for smoother sailing season

Lessons learned from painful 2020 have raised health, safety bar for passengers in 2022

Personal risk assessment the new normal for summer travellers

In the absence of mandates, experts say masks, vaccines and insurance can minimize health risks