Asia Pacific

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Chinese payment platforms pay off for B.C. company

Despite a growing chill between China and the West on a wide range of geopolitical and economic issues, the uptake for North American businesses looking to install payment systems linked to Chinese...

Prosecutors rebut attacks on Huawei CFO’s detainment

The revelation that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) mistakenly handed over cellphones and passwords collected from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou during her border entry check...

UPDATED: Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng alleges RCMP accessed devices despite claims to contrary

The Meng Wanzhou legal proceedings continue Thursday with her defence lawyers responding to new information disclosed by the Crown from the RCMP and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Meng...

Crown continues to defend procedures in Meng Wanzhou arrest in December 2018

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is back in court Wednesday as the Crown resumes defending the procedures used by the RCMP and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in arresting the executive after a...

UPDATED: Crown argues border check was appropriate in Meng Wanzhou case

The Meng Wanzhou extradition-related legal proceedings continue on Tuesday as Crown prosecutors resume making their case that the three-hour Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) detainment without...

Meng defence zeroes in on details of airport arrest

RCMP, Canadian border agents’ procedure for detaining Huawei CFO targeted by lawyers in latest hearing

UBCM to poll members on taking Chinese sponsorship money

Other revenue sources or restricting participation among considerations

Next steps in Meng Wanzhou legal proceedings to kick off Monday

  Legal wranglings surrounding the extradition proceedings facing Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou will resume Monday, as defence lawyers will formally apply for a stay in the...

Trump tariffs could boost Canadian warehouse business

Potential payday from U.S. e-commerce firms looking to dodge Chinese-made goods penalties

Hong Kongers eye safe haven in Richmond

With the unrest in Hong Kong, some in Richmond are wondering if there will be another wave of Hong Kong immigrants moving into the city. Already, the Asian community in Richmond is seeing seminars...