Asia Pacific

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

Capital punishment in China “a very grave” problem, says lawyer who fought corruption extradition

B.C. man faces death penalty; fate of extradited Chinese businessman unknown

Alipay’s Vancouver head office scores major advances in Canada

While Alipay has grown rapidly in its first year of Canadian operations, the Chinese e-payment giant plans to focus on the spending patterns of tourists, students and other consumers from China,...

Help Canadian businesses stand up to Beijing: observers

Even before the arrest in Vancouver of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s CFO in December, observers had been lobbying Ottawa to increase legislative protection for Canadian...

B.C. fashion company dodges Huawei backlash in China

Prospering overseas, Vancouver fashion design house counts on easing of tensions

SUCCESS granted $22.4m to improve pre-arrival services for immigrants

Vancouver non-profit immigrants services organization SUCCESS will be receiving $22.4 million in funding from Ottawa to improve pre-arrival services to new immigrants to Canada – a move that may pay...

Huawei backlash could hurt B.C. education industry

The growing backlash against Canada from China in the wake of the Vancouver arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou is likely to at least have a short-term impact on B.C.’s...

Huawei arrest fallout expected to hurt Vancouver’s travel, retail sectors

Consumer anger in China could have far-reaching consequences for B.C. businesses

Security increased for Canadian diplomats in China after Huawei arrest

Officials working to see Canadian detained by Beijing police, second Canadian unreachable

UPDATED: Huawei exec offers to enter de facto house arrest

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou tell Vancouver court the CFO for tech giant Huawei is willing to be supervised by private security firm

B.C. suspends Chinese leg of Asia forestry mission after Huawei arrest

The largest-ever B.C. forestry trade mission to Asia will return home four days early after officials say they are skipping their scheduled visit to China in light of the arrest of a Huawei...