Chuck Chiang

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

Work-from-home model could severely sap companies' productivity, report finds

Given the work-from-home model that most companies in North America are resorting to in the face of COVID-19, executives should take note on the likely degradation of productivity - and take steps to...

Crown, defence seek to continue Meng extradition case despite pandemic

Pandemic may prompt judge to reconsider broadcast ban, lawyer says

Canada, U.S. travel ban causing major disruptions at border crossings

The decision last month to close the Canada-U.S. border to non-essential travel due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is causing havoc at crossings all across Canada because of how integrated the...

Federal report rekindles terminal expansion debate

Terminal 2 opponents optimistic that panel findings will sway Ottawa’s decision

Metro Vancouver outdoor-recreation stores dig in as pandemic hits

Metro Vancouver businesses catering to outdoor activity that’s conducive to social distancing – biking, inline skating and solo jogging – say they are seeing some uptick in business since the...

Trudeau: U.S. limiting respirator exports a 'mistake'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to the Donald Trump White House's request to medical goods maker 3M to cease N95 respirator exports to Canada, saying the move is a "mistake" - and...

Trump White House requesting 3M to cease respirator exports to Canada

The Donald Trump White House has requested medical supply maker 3M to stop exporting respirators to Canada and Latin America in an attempt to prioritize the American market. In a statement issued...

Alternate non-COVID medical care site at Vancouver Convention Centre to be operational by April 8

The alternate medical care site that is being set up at the Vancouver Convention Centre to take care of non-COVID patients displaced by victims of the outbreak will be operational by April 8,...

China restricts PPE exports just as Canada's supplies reach critical stage in COVID-19 fight

The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada has resulted in desperate calls by medical professionals about a critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPEs) - a situation about to be...

B.C. companies can learn from top 20% of firms who survived last recession, report says

B.C. companies trying to ride out the COVID-19 crisis - an event that may be triggering the most severe recession in decades - need to take decisive actions now to come out standing, and the top...