Asia Pacific

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

China poses security threat to Canada: report

Asian tiger uses businesspeople, students to influence Canadian politics, MPs report says

Huawei tensions haven’t cut China-B.C. cultural ties

Chinese cultural sector conglomerate’s Canadian subsidiary not shying away from Canada

International tensions give small businesses the jitters

Despite preferential market access, Canadian SMEs fear rising investment uncertainty

Japan cosying up to Canada to develop deeper trade ties

It was a little over a year ago, in November 2017, that Canada’s relationship with Japan appeared to have struck a figurative iceberg in the late stages of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

Burnaby AI firm gains deal with Korean telecom giant as B.C. trade mission wraps

B.C. officials are calling their latest East Asia trade mission - focused on Japan and South Korea while skipping perennial destination China - a success culminating in a deal linking a Burnaby...

Trump comments could help Meng defence, say law experts

Huawei CFO’s lawyers will likely build strategy around abuse-of-process accusations

B.C. targets Asian alternatives in diversification plan

Province pivots trade-mission efforts to Japan, South Korea as China uncertainty increases

Huawei crisis spurs welcome rethink of Canada-China relations: expert

International spat over Meng Wanzhou case is a ‘gift’ that highlights incompatibility between Canada and authoritarian regime, says author Jonathan Manthorpe

Richmond nutritional gummy producer enters China’s e-commerce market

Herbaland, a Richmond-based nutritional gummy producer, is entering the Chinese market by partnering with a subsidiary of Alibaba. Tmall Global, owned by Alibaba – Amazon’s primary competitor, is...

Huawei pleads not guilty to fraud, violating Iran sanctions

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has formally entered a not-guilty plea in New York after the company was arraigned Thursday.   Lawyers for the company- whose CFO, Meng Wanzhou,...