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‘Release Meng,’ Beijing says to Canada’s new ambassador. No response

On Wednesday, Canada nominated Dominic Barton — former global managing director of consulting firm McKinsey & Co — as its…

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‘Canada, unwilling to be a martyr in Sino-American trade war, makes nice with China’

The above title is a rough translation of the headline of this Chinese-language article from the BBC that is currently…

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Have the Canadians had enough of Beijing’s bullying?

Canada’s National Post reports: Shelve any talk of a free trade deal; complain to the WTO; expel China’s Winter Olympic…

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China admits canola oil block is connected to Huawei

“China is not even trying to conceal the retaliatory aspect” of its recent blocking of Canadian canola oil at customs,…

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The rise of Chinese student power casts further uncertainty over Canada-China ties

Chemi Lhamo and Rukiye Turdush Canadians’ opinion of China, on a downward trajectory over the last few years, may have…

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Trudeau fires Canadian ambassador to China while U.S. unveils criminal charges against Huawei

The breaking news of the day is that U.S. Department of Justice has levied criminal charges against Huawei, accusing it…

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Update: Huawei and the Canadians behind bars in China

An update: Robert Schellenberg, the Canadian who was recently given the death sentence for drug-trafficking charges, intends to appeal his…

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Death sentence for Canadian. Poland to suffer next?

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, a Canadian, was given the death sentence for drug trafficking charges on Monday at a court in…

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Chinese ambassador to Canada: Arresting Canadians is ‘self-defense’

Writing in the Hill Times, the Chinese ambassador to Canada, Lú Shāyě 卢沙野, clarifies that the detentions of former diplomat…

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Introducing: China Business Corner, a roundup of Chinese stories in business and tech

Welcome to the first issue of China Business Corner, a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the…

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Canada ‘trying to buy time’ as third citizen detained in China

The Toronto Star reports (porous paywall) that a third Canadian in China has been detained, amid a rapidly escalating tit-for-tat…

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China takes revenge on Canada

As Huawei CFO and scion Mèng Wǎnzhōu 孟晚舟 adjusts to a life of limited freedom in Vancouver, this video from…

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Hostages on both sides of the Pacific

Even if the American request for the arrest and extradition of Sabrina a.k.a. Cathy Mèng Wǎnzhōu 孟晚舟 was not intended…

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Blame Canada more — Beijing takes a hostage

Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, has been disappeared by the Chinese government, reports Reuters. The move is apparently in…

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One Huawei scion arrested in Canada, another waltzes in Paris

Mèng Wǎnzhōu 孟晚舟, chief financial officer of Huawei, was arrested on Saturday in Vancouver. Some reports say it was at…

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