Asia Pacific

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

China continues war of words against Vancouver Mayor

The Chinese government is scolding Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart again.  This time, it comes after a Chinese language newspaper quoted Stewart for supporting U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s...

Escalating China-Taiwan tensions a concern for Canada

Trade relationships increasingly complicated as Ottawa navigates geopolitical minefield

China’s top west coast diplomat announces departure from Vancouver consulate

The most-visible foreign diplomat in B.C. has left her post after almost five years.  People’s Republic of China Consul-General Tong Xiaoling bid farewell on July 28 to Vancouver, where she was the...

Canadian travellers to China face testing for COVID and monkeypox

“Double screenings” for monkeypox and COVID are required as the country steps up measures to prevent spread of both viruses

Canada’s Asia-Pacific investment shifts to Australia

Inbound investment interest from China continues, despite political tensions

B.C. politicians celebrate China's takeover of Hong Kong

Among the attendees was Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie

Joseph Cooke

Q&A, Forty Under 40 Winner 2021, President and co-founder, WPIC Marketing + Technologies, Age 39

B.C. launches trade mission to Europe to promote environmental, social governance standards

Visit will span 10 days and engage partners in five countries, officials say

Business council sees Indigenous opportunities in China enterprise

Canadian business group explores linking Indigenous companies to Chinese market

Canada’s China trade equation increasingly complex

Balancing economic gains and geopolitical realities will become harder for Canada: expert