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China to Canada PM: Stop ‘irresponsible remarks’ on spy case

China to Canada PM: Stop ‘irresponsible remarks’ on spy case

BEIJING — China told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to “stop…

  • Jun 22, 2020
China to Canada PM: Stop ‘irresponsible remarks’ on spy case
China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case
China has charged Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with spying, in a June 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

BEIJING — China has charged two detained Canadians with spying, escalating tensions…

  • Jun 19, 2020
China has charged Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with spying, in a June 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
China cancelled more than 60 per cent of the flights to Beijing on Wednesday amid a new coronavirus outbreak, in a June 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Beijing outbreak raises virus fears for rest of the world

BEIJING — China raised its emergency warning to its second-highest level and…

  • Jun 17, 2020
China cancelled more than 60 per cent of the flights to Beijing on Wednesday amid a new coronavirus outbreak, in a June 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau

Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau

Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau

Israeli, Chinese policies ‘concern’ Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement suddenly finds itself in the spotlight in the United States, in a May 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

USMCA poised for star turn in trade spotlight as White House sours on China

WASHINGTON — If trade deals were football players, Canada’s agreement with the…

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement suddenly finds itself in the spotlight in the United States, in a May 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues

Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues

Judge says allegations against Meng Wanzhou could constitute a crime in Canada

Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
Coalition decries Canada’s ‘piecemeal’ response to Beijing-sponsored intimidation

Coalition decries Canada’s ‘piecemeal’ response to Beijing-sponsored intimidation

Coalition decries Canada’s ‘piecemeal’ response to Beijing-sponsored intimidation

Coalition decries Canada’s ‘piecemeal’ response to Beijing-sponsored intimidation
China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China likes Canada’s ‘cool head’ amid U.S. ‘smears’ over COVID-19, says envoy

OTTAWA — China’s envoy in Ottawa says that while the United States…

China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China buys crude as prices collapse, adding to stockpiles

BEIJING — China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, is building up stockpiles…

  • Apr 23, 2020
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The Communist Party has rolled back curbs on Wuhan and other areas, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

City at centre of China’s virus outbreak gradually revives

WUHAN, China — Shopkeepers in the city at the centre of China’s…

The Communist Party has rolled back curbs on Wuhan and other areas, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China originally barred people from leaving or entering Wuhan beginning on Jan. 23 due to COVID-19, in a March 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China to lift lockdown in most of virus-hit Hubei province

BEIJING — Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown…

  • Mar 24, 2020
China originally barred people from leaving or entering Wuhan beginning on Jan. 23 due to COVID-19, in a March 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Wuhan, China, and its surrounding province, reported no new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a March 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Wuhan reports no new virus cases, offering hope to world

BEIJING — Last month, Wuhan was overwhelmed with thousands of new cases…

  • Mar 19, 2020
Wuhan, China, and its surrounding province, reported no new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, in a March 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China to expel American reporters after US curbs its media

China to expel American reporters after US curbs its media

BEIJING — China said Wednesday it will revoke the media credentials of…

China to expel American reporters after US curbs its media
Canada’s ambassador to China Dominic Barton said his main concern is winning the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, both detained by China in December 2018, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘The chill is real,’ Canada’s ambassador to China says of fraught relationship

OTTAWA — Canada’s ambassador to China says there is a chill in…

Canada’s ambassador to China Dominic Barton said his main concern is winning the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, both detained by China in December 2018, in a Feb. 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus

China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus

BEIJING — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down at least three…

China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus
Rights group says China is trying to silence critics abroad

Rights group says China is trying to silence critics abroad

The head of Human Rights Watch said Tuesday the Chinese government has…

Rights group says China is trying to silence critics abroad
Leak of China documents raises questions about imprisoned Canadian Huseyin Celil

Leak of China documents raises questions about imprisoned Canadian Huseyin Celil

OTTAWA — The “two Michaels” may have become Canada’s most well-known prisoners…

Leak of China documents raises questions about imprisoned Canadian Huseyin Celil
Trudeau vows to stand firm against ‘increasingly assertive’ China

Trudeau vows to stand firm against ‘increasingly assertive’ China

MONTREAL — Canada won’t back down in its defence of Canadians against…

Trudeau vows to stand firm against ‘increasingly assertive’ China
‘Naive’ of Canada to believe Trump pushed Xi on Kovrig, Spavor: China

‘Naive’ of Canada to believe Trump pushed Xi on Kovrig, Spavor: China

OTTAWA — The Chinese government is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of…

‘Naive’ of Canada to believe Trump pushed Xi on Kovrig, Spavor: China