China

A technician stands at the entrance to a Huawei 5G data server centre at the Guangdong Second Provincial General Hospital in Guangzhou, in southern China’s Guangdong province on Sept. 26, 2021. Senior government officials say the Liberals have decided to ban Chinese the vendor Huawei Technologies from Canada’s long-awaited blueprint for next-generation mobile networks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ng Han Guan

Canada banning China’s Huawei Technologies, ZTE from 5G telecom networks

Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it

 

FILE - Residents watch as a China Eastern passenger jet prepares to take off on a test flight from the new Beijing Daxing International Airport on Monday, May 13, 2019. State media are reporting a Chinese airliner from China Eastern with 133 people on board crashed in the southern province of Guangxi on Monday, sparking a mountainside fire. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

Chinese airliner crashes with 132 aboard in country’s south

Forest fire visible from space in the country’s worst air disaster in a decade

 

FILE - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare walks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Oct. 9, 2019. The U.S. says it will open an embassy in the Solomon Islands, laying out in unusually blunt terms a plan to increase its influence in the South Pacific nation before China becomes “strongly embedded.” (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

US aims to counter China by opening Solomon Islands embassy

US aims to counter China by opening Solomon Islands embassy

 

FILE - A woman wears a face mask reading ‘Free Uyghurs’ as she attends a protest during the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Experts at the U.N. labor agency have called out China on work conditions faced by Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western Xinjiang region, decrying signs of “coercive measures” that deprive workers of the free choice in job-selection and calling for Beijing to provide more information about how it’s respecting their rights. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

UN labor agency cites concerns about China’s Xinjiang region

Beijing called on to provide more information about how it’s respecting rights

  • Feb 11, 2022
FILE - A woman wears a face mask reading ‘Free Uyghurs’ as she attends a protest during the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Experts at the U.N. labor agency have called out China on work conditions faced by Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western Xinjiang region, decrying signs of “coercive measures” that deprive workers of the free choice in job-selection and calling for Beijing to provide more information about how it’s respecting their rights. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
Travelers wearing face masks to help protect against COVID-19 wait for their trains at a station in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong Province, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Chinese are traveling to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest family holiday, despite a government plea to stay where they are as Beijing tries to contain coronavirus outbreaks. (Chinatopix via AP)

Chinese travel for Lunar New Year despite plea to stay put

Chinese travel for Lunar New Year despite plea to stay put

Travelers wearing face masks to help protect against COVID-19 wait for their trains at a station in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong Province, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Chinese are traveling to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest family holiday, despite a government plea to stay where they are as Beijing tries to contain coronavirus outbreaks. (Chinatopix via AP)
Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. China on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, criticized Washington for imposing sanctions on Chinese companies the U.S. says exported missile technology and accused the United States of hypocrisy for selling nuclear-capable cruise missiles. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

China criticizes US missile sanctions as hypocrisy

Cruise missiles regarded as among China’s strengths in weapons technology

  • Jan 21, 2022
Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. China on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, criticized Washington for imposing sanctions on Chinese companies the U.S. says exported missile technology and accused the United States of hypocrisy for selling nuclear-capable cruise missiles. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
The Chinese flag flies on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday June 1, 2016. A Chinese state-owned telecom firm is pressing for disclosure of federal information to help the company fight Ottawa's order that its Canadian affiliate be sold or shut down on national security grounds. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

The Chinese flag flies on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday June 1, 2016. A Chinese state-owned telecom firm is pressing for disclosure of federal information to help the company fight Ottawa's order that its Canadian affiliate be sold or shut down on national security grounds. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
An ambulance drives along an empty street near a closed tourist site in Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. China’s lockdown of big cities to fight coronavirus outbreaks is prompting concern about more disruptions to global industries after two makers of processor chips said their factories were affected. (Chinatopix via AP)

Chinese anti-virus lockdowns add to concerns over economy

Xi’an has factories that make processor chips for smartphones, auto parts and other goods

  • Jan 7, 2022
An ambulance drives along an empty street near a closed tourist site in Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. China’s lockdown of big cities to fight coronavirus outbreaks is prompting concern about more disruptions to global industries after two makers of processor chips said their factories were affected. (Chinatopix via AP)
FILE - People walk with candles to mark the anniversary of the military crackdown on a pro-democracy student movement in Beijing, outside Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Friday, June 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Canadian arrested after Hong Kong police raid on pro-independence outlet

Authorities crack down on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese city

FILE - People walk with candles to mark the anniversary of the military crackdown on a pro-democracy student movement in Beijing, outside Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Friday, June 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer media award in Berlin. China is calling on the United States to protect a Chinese space station and its three-member crew after Beijing complained that satellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX nearly struck the station. A foreign ministry spokesman accused Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, of ignoring its treaty obligations to protect the safety of the Tiangong station’s three-member crew following the July 1 and Oct. 21 incidents. (Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP, File)

China urges US to protect its space station from satellites

Evasive maneuvers required to prevent potential collision

  • Dec 29, 2021
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer media award in Berlin. China is calling on the United States to protect a Chinese space station and its three-member crew after Beijing complained that satellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX nearly struck the station. A foreign ministry spokesman accused Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, of ignoring its treaty obligations to protect the safety of the Tiangong station’s three-member crew following the July 1 and Oct. 21 incidents. (Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - The “Pillar of Shame” statue, a memorial for those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, is displayed at the University of Hong Kong, Oct. 13, 2021. A monument at a Hong Kong university that commemorated the 1989 Tiananmen massacre was boarded up by workers late Wednesday, prompting fears over the future of the monument as the city’s authorities crack down on dissent. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Hong Kong university removes Tiananmen massacre statue

University requests statue be put in storage

  • Dec 23, 2021
FILE - The “Pillar of Shame” statue, a memorial for those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, is displayed at the University of Hong Kong, Oct. 13, 2021. A monument at a Hong Kong university that commemorated the 1989 Tiananmen massacre was boarded up by workers late Wednesday, prompting fears over the future of the monument as the city’s authorities crack down on dissent. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
FILE - Michael Kovrig, centre right, waves to media as his wife Vina Nadjibulla, centre left, and sister Ariana Botha after his arrival at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Canada, allies must confront China challenge united after two Michaels: Trudeau

U.S. ambassador to Canada calls China an ‘existential threat’ to the U.S.

FILE - Michael Kovrig, centre right, waves to media as his wife Vina Nadjibulla, centre left, and sister Ariana Botha after his arrival at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Ambassador of China to Canada Cong Peiwu speaks as part of a panel at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence, in Ottawa, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

China envoy says Kovrig, Spavor confessed to crimes, warns against rejecting Huawei

China envoy says Kovrig, Spavor confessed to crimes, warns against rejecting Huawei

Ambassador of China to Canada Cong Peiwu speaks as part of a panel at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence, in Ottawa, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The RCMP headquarters building is shown in Ottawa, Wednesday, October , 5 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
The RCMP headquarters building is shown in Ottawa, Wednesday, October , 5 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu answers reporters questions following a luncheon speech in Montreal on Thursday, December 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu answers reporters questions following a luncheon speech in Montreal on Thursday, December 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck, commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, is shown during a visit to Ottawa in this Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Department of National Defence

Norad modernization awaiting political direction as China, Russia develop new threats

‘North Warning System is designed for a threat from 50 years ago’

Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck, commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, is shown during a visit to Ottawa in this Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Department of National Defence
FILE - China’s Peng Shuai waves after losing to Canada Eugenie Bouchard in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 15, 2019. Out of public view for almost three weeks, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai appeared Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 in a live video call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

EU wants ‘verifiable proof’ Chinese tennis player is safe

Growing number of Chinese businesspeople, activists and ordinary people have disappeared

  • Nov 30, 2021
FILE - China’s Peng Shuai waves after losing to Canada Eugenie Bouchard in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 15, 2019. Out of public view for almost three weeks, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai appeared Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 in a live video call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
China’s President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021, at UN headquarters.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)

MI6 spy chief says China, Russia, Iran top UK threat list

Beijing conducts ‘large-scale espionage operations,’ says head of Secret Intelligence Service

  • Nov 30, 2021
China’s President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021, at UN headquarters.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)
This combination image shows U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, Nov. 6, 2021, and China's President Xi Jinping in Brasília, Brazil, Nov. 13, 2019. Biden and Xi will have a rare virtual encounter this week with other Pacific Rim leaders during this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum hosted by New Zealand, to chart a path to recovery out of the once-in-a-century crisis brought on by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Eraldo Peres)

China’s leader Xi warns against ‘Cold War’ in Indo-Pacific

China’s leader Xi warns against ‘Cold War’ in Indo-Pacific

This combination image shows U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, Nov. 6, 2021, and China's President Xi Jinping in Brasília, Brazil, Nov. 13, 2019. Biden and Xi will have a rare virtual encounter this week with other Pacific Rim leaders during this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum hosted by New Zealand, to chart a path to recovery out of the once-in-a-century crisis brought on by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Eraldo Peres)
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, an American flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem during a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. U.S. officials are issuing new warnings about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive military edge and possible dominance over health care and other essential sectors in America. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

US intel warns China could dominate advanced technologies

Beijing has repeatedly accused Washington of fear-mongering

  • Oct 22, 2021
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, an American flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem during a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. U.S. officials are issuing new warnings about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive military edge and possible dominance over health care and other essential sectors in America. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)