Asia Pacific

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

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

Trudeau: Kovrig, Spavor on plane back to Canada after Chinese detention

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor - the two Canadians detained in China after the arrest of Meng Wanzhou here in Vancouver - have been released. Trudeau...

2021 election lays bare deep divide in B.C.’s Chinese-Canadian community

Debate shows schism in opinion over relations with Beijing

Vancouver’s Beijing allies align with Trudeau’s Liberals

China-sanctioned Conservative MP Kenny Chiu calls out disinformation campaign against him

Chinese privacy law places hurdles for foreign data collection

Meeting domestic and Chinese obligations could be onerous for companies

Chinese spying, disease theft a ‘grave concern,’ says human rights lawyer

End secrecy about possible Winnipeg COVID theft: David Matas

China has demonstrated potential to weaponize viruses: security expert

Federal leaders, China’s embassy silent on RCMP report of Chinese espionage