Canada may have assisted China's bio-warfare program with transfer of lethal viruses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A startling report from Canada on Thursday (Aug. 8) reveals that Canadian health officials approved the transfer of dangerous virus samples to China in March of 2019, whic...

Taiwan envoy to Canada urges Ottawa to pursue closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s official representative in Canada, Winston Chen (陳文儀), has been busy in Ottawa promoting increased Taiwanese-Canadian ties. As diplomatic relations between ...

Another Canadian detained in China amid diplomatic chill

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, China, Canada's government said Saturday, a step that comes amid tense relations between the countries. Global Affai...

Meng Wanzhou prefers Apple devices over China's Huawei products

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News) – A judge in Vancouver, Canada has ordered that copies of all of the electronic data carried by Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, at the time of her arrest last December, must be t...

Canada to proceed with extradition hearing of Huawei CFO, to China's dismay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Canadian government on Friday, March 1 approved extradition proceedings in the case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, angering Beijing, which has renewed calls for her relea...

US Senator Graham: Washington should get tough on China's detention of Canadians

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not...

Huawei executive may challenge US extradition by insisting it is politically motivated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meng Wanzhou is exploring a legal defense that could save her from extradition to the United States, The Globe and Mail reported on Monday. The Chief Financial Officer ...

57 international scholars sign open letter urging Canadian PM to reconsider Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 57 international Taiwan studies scholars have signed an open letter supporting the Canadian government’s management of its current China dispute. The letter was p...

The time is right for Canada to switch diplomatic recognition from Communist China to Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is not often that a country’s ambassadorial changes make headlines around the world. However, the revelation on Jan. 27 that Canada had effectively sacked its Chine...

Cutting out Huawei? Canada makes US$30 million deal with Nokia for 5G research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the midst of a deepening political rift between Canada and China, ignited after the arrest of Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, in December, Ottawa is set to announce a US$30 m...

Former spy chief urges Canada to ban Huawei from 5G rollout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former chief of the official Canadian spy agency is urging the government to ban Huawei outbuilding Canada’s fifth-generation (5G) network entirely. Former head...

Canadian expert recommends improving relations with Taiwan to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Canada could respond to the escalating dispute with China by immediately expelling its ambassador and by improving relations with Taiwan, the head of a Canadian think tank wrote...

Beijing urges Chinese state-run firms to avoid travel to US, Canada, other 'Five Eyes' nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As tensions increase between democracies and China with the abrupt decision by Chinese court to execute a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges, Beijing has also repo...

China sentences Canadian man to death in drug smuggling case

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries following the arres...

Chinese envoy accuses Canada of 'white supremacy' in Huawei row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 9, the Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye (盧沙野), penned an op-ed article that was published in the Hill Times, in which Lu accused the Canadian government of &...