Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:00
S African suspect in killing of Thai businesswoman captured in Vancouver
A South African man – who allegedly killed a Thai jewellery businesswoman in a Bangkok hotel on Sunday before fleeing to Hong Kong – has been captured in the Canadian city of Vancouver, Immigration Bureau commissioner Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn said on Tuesday.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Chinese irony: Huawei chief screams about her ‘civil rights’
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, has now sued Canada’s government for “serious breaches” of her civil rights in arresting her at Vancouver airport last year.
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.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:26
Syrian refugee stranded at Malaysian airport lands in Canada
A Syrian refugee who spent months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has arrived in Vancouver after he was granted permanent residency by Canada, a government source and his lawyer said Tuesday.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:11
Thai doctor and family die in Canadian car crash
A Thai doctor and her family were killed in a car accident during a trip to British Columbia's Central Interior region in Canada last week.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
SCB Subsidiary engages quantum tech
Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its financial technology subsidiary Digital Ventures, has announced a strategic investment in 1QBit, a software company focusing on quantum and quantum-inspired computing based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:09
Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2
Vancouver - A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic's anti-superhero blockbuster, police said.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:56
Elon Musk teases future plans at TED talk
VANCOUVER, April 30, 2017 (AFP) - Elon Musk paused while chatting about his series of potentially world-changing endeavors to say he isn't in it to provide salvation.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:28
British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit
VANCOUVER - British inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to comic superhero 'Iron Man.'
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:16
Startup cooking up silkworm noodles for Chinese meals
VANCOUVER - Entrepreneur Matilda Ho is out to get silkworm noodles on the menu in China.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:25
Canada snow slide kills five SKoreans
MONTREAL - Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said Sunday.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:00
True Group, Canadian company set up video game joint venture
TRUE GROUP has set up a joint-venture company with Vancouver-based Axion Ventures called True Axion Games, which is targeted to become the best game developer in Southeast Asia.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:31
Hong Kong Airlines heads for Vancouver
Beginning on June 30, Hong Kong Airlines will be flying direct between Hong Kong and Vancouver, using the Airbus A330. The prices start at Bt23,200.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 18:14
Canadian girl raises her voice for charity
DA NANG - The youngest Youth Ambassador of SOS Children’s Village, 11-year old Capri Everitt from Vancouver, Canada, raised her pure, innocent voice to sing the Vietnamese national anthem at SOS Children’s Village yesterday.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:00
Fatalities after Canada whale-watching boat sinks with 27 aboard
VANCOUVER (AFP) - Multiple people have died after a whale watching vessel sank off Canada's Pacific coast near Vancouver, officials said Sunday as they searched the waters for victims.