Asia Pacific

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

U.S.-China trade deal threatens B.C. exports: report

A recent report from the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada has identified six exports facing “special risk” of being hurt by the recent U.S.-China Phase 1 trade agreement, and two are significant...

Coronavirus bites into B.C. manufacturing supply chains

Disease disrupting logistics for companies with any links to the Chinese market

Virus fears emptying tables at Chinese restaurants

Industry leaders urge diners to support local eateries as pandemic worries hurt business

Metro Vancouver's Chinese restaurants facing catastrophic downturn as coronavirus fears spread

The Chinese restaurant and food services sector is facing a dramatic downturn in business as fears of the coronavirus outbreak in China have spread to the Lower Mainland community, heavily...

Intolerance increase feared as disease spreads

Observers wary of cultural tensions in B.C. communities

Coronavirus bears down on B.C. economy

Damage to international trade is inevitable, observers say

Canada eyes Southeast Asia to shore up export markets

With Canada hitting trade headwinds from its two largest trade partners – a protectionist White House in the United States and a freeze in relations with China over the Huawei affair – Ottawa has...

Rival reports paint China as friend – or foe – of innovation

Canada faces dilemma as China’s rise brings technological opportunities and dangers

Coronavirus outbreak: Misinformation, panic run rampant among B.C.'s Chinese-speaking communities

Despite official pleas for calm, panic among overseas Chinese communities like the one in Metro Vancouver appears to be hitting a fever pitch as the coronavirus outbreak dominates almost every aspect...

B.C. companies with business in China restrict travel

LNG Canada, Ballard among companies restricting travel for employees