Asia Pacific

Covering all issues relating to the Asia Pacific region and how they affect Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada

Long-term plan key to Canada’s trade success: observers

Despite potential for volatility, 2022 presents the country with unique opportunities

British Columbians want less trade with China, but at what cost?

While just over six in 10 Canadians want the country to trade less with China, nearly just as many are concerned about the economic fallout

China remains key to Canada’s economic development

China’s leadership angers Canadians, but Canada’s economy needs Chinese business: report

Environment for Canadian business in China is bad: survey

Poll finds Canadian companies facing unprecedented challenges in Chinese market

Assessing the COP26 China factor

The country’s harsh COVID realities conflict with its environmental commitment: experts

All eyes on China’s climate change policy initiatives

World’s top carbon emitter struggling to balance commitments with coal consumption

B.C. minister not a minister when at Chinese Communist Party events: Ministry

B.C.’s Minister of State for Trade George Chow marked the Golden Week Holiday with China’s consul general, but not as minister, according to his ministry

Huawei-sponsored event draws flag-waving B.C. politicians

Chinese government-linked events over the Golden Week Holiday mark a return of soft diplomacy in Vancouver – while pro-democracy activists burn a Chinese flag at Vancouver’s Chinese consul general...

Canada-China relations enter uncharted waters

Opinions differ as to what happens now in the wake of Meng Wanzhou’s release

Transpacific tides shifting for Canada-Asia trade

Canada faces a tough choice on whether to deepen Beijing ties as China bids to join Asia free trade pact