Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
China’s dangerous hostage diplomacy
Palpable is the mounting pressure that China now exerts. Call it “hostage diplomacy” or the decidedly colloquial “China’s tit for Canada’s tat”, the death sentence awarded last Monday to Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on drug charges after Ottawa’s detention of a Chinese executive, Meng Wanzhou, is a direly worrisome trans-Atlantic joust.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:11
Cool Raonic ignores Zverev tantrum to reach last eight
Composed Milos Raonic said Alexander Zverev's racquet-smashing tantrum didn't "have too much of an effect" as the Canadian 16th seed marched into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open Monday.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 17:15
Two arrested in crackdown on transnational drug ring
A Canadian man and his Thai male accomplice have been arrested in a joint operation to crack down on a transnational drug trafficking ring that tried to smuggle heroin hidden in automobile shock absorbers into Australia, Niyom Termsrisuk secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), told a press conference in Bangkok on Sunday.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Standing in the shadows
How a low-key UN-assisted project funded by the Canadians and Japanese is helping undocumented Muslim women earn a living
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Southeast Asia: A bright spot for global investors hid
ASK MANY American, German or Canadian businesses or investors about “Asian business opportunities,” and they are likely to think “China,” and perhaps “India.” Southeast Asia – home to countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines – is likely to be an afterthought.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:38
Video : Afghan talent show singer finds fame as Justin Trudeau's double
Kabul - An Afghan talent show contestant's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the war-torn country -- and potentially given him the winning edge.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:31
China says detained Canadian lacks diplomatic immunity
Beijing - China on Monday ridiculed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's claim that a former Canadian embassy official detained in Beijing still held diplomatic immunity.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 15:09
Canada cannabis firm rejects US takeover bid
Canadian cannabis producer Aphria on Friday rejected a proposed Can$2.8 billion ($2.1 billion US) takeover bid by US-based Xanthic Biopharma, calling it hostile and under-valued.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 06:51
Canadian teacher detained in China is freed
A Canadian teacher arrested in China for administrative reasons -- a case officially unrelated to the ongoing diplomatic row between Beijing and Ottawa -- has been freed, authorities said Friday.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 12:54
Arrests fuel anxieties among China Canadian expats
The arrest of a third Canadian in China has heightened anxiety even in an expatriate community accustomed to some level of fear and uncertainty.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:13
US calls for 'immediate release' of two Canadians held by China
The United States called on China Friday to free two Canadians detained in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest on Washington's behalf of an executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
Three Thais in World Tour semi-finals
Ratchanok Intanon successful booked her fourth semi-final appearance in the BWF World Tour Finals with a straight-games victory over Canadian Michelle Li in the last round-robin in Guangzhou on Friday.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:46
Second Canadian being questioned by China: FM Freeland
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday a second Canadian was being questioned by China, after Beijing earlier this week notified Ottawa it had detained a former Canadian diplomat.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:26
Canadian judge grants bail to Huawei exec
A Canadian judge granted bail Tuesday to a top Huawei executive after her arrest on a US warrant, in a case that has frayed relations between the North American allies and China.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
Canada reveals true colours by joining US attack on China tech
China is justified in reacting indignantly to the indignities imposed on Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese citizen who was detained by the Canadian authorities at the behest of the US Justice Department while she was in transit between flights in Vancouver on December 1.