Asia Pacific

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

Horgan silent on China’s alleged genocide tied to B.C. trade agreement

B.C. has an MOU on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which is seen by some as a primary motive behind acts to suppress Muslims in Xinjiang

New White House regime, new Asia opportunities for Canada

Asia-Pacific prospects linked to America’s plan for renewed push into the Asia-Pacific region

Chinese Canadian families recalibrate festival expectations

Complaints low, compliance high among local minority communities as COVID forces Lunar New Year cancellations

Dual citizenship crackdown could fray Canada’s Hong Kong ties

New restrictions threaten transpacific economic and social links, Asia analysts say

Farm protests highlight complex India trade outlook

B.C. demonstrations supporting Indian farmers illustrate challenges of deepening ties

Biden to change style, not substance, of China relations: analysts

His administration will likely bring a mellower tone but no fundamental change in policy

Canadians embrace Asia-Pacific neighbours – except China: poll

Survey reflects continued deep-freeze in relations between Ottawa and Beijing

Canada eager for India trade talks despite tepid response

“Stars are aligning” for resumption of negotiations, says Canadian foreign affairs minister

Former Australian PM blames China for strained trade relations

To restore business trust in China, Beijing must release detained Canadians, say western analysts

B.C. politicians should lift mute button on China’s human rights: top critic

“Today, there's just no excuse for having your head that far in the sand and yet, you know, we still have too many politicians that do” - MP Garnett Genuis