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Canada Shouldn't Feel Superior to China's Charity Regulation

Blake Bromley | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada Politics
Blake Bromley

When considering civil society organizations, there are few things to which government officials are more sensitive than political activities. It is doubtful that the activities considered unacceptably political by the Communist Party of China are any more overtly political than the impugned activities of charities in Canada.

What Flight MH370 Has Done to Malaysia-China Relations

Munir Majid | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Business
Munir Majid

There have clearly been security lapses which need explanation -- as much to Malaysians as to anybody else. And at the outset, the crisis management could have been better coordinated. However, there is no indication there is something that could have been done to alter the realities of this tragedy. So why has Chinese diplomacy targeted the Malaysian authorities so harshly?

Chinese Exhibit Coming To VAG

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouverites will soon have the chance to take a peek into Beijing's Forbidden City, when "The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors" ...

Calling All High-Profile Doomsters. Please Report to Davos

Diane Francis | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada
Diane Francis

This is the magic of Davos. Participants find themselves seated beside a tycoon at breakfast, a Nobel Prize winner at lunch and a President, potentate or a future crook at dinner.

Fashion has No Borders in Shanghai [Photo Feature]

Ramp1885.com | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

It has certainly been a global sporting affair this summer. With EuroCup 2012 in the history books, the world is now prepping for more sporting love with the upcoming London 2012 Summer Olympics. In that spirit, we thought what better way to show our love than with this photo feature by Shanghai-based fashion photographer Yocky Zhang. Shot in Shanghai, Zhang takes us on a global excursion filled with flags, colour and international models.

North Korean Mourners: They Laughed Until They Were Jailed

Peter Worthington | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

According to a South Korean publication, Daily NK, "[North Korean] authorities are handing down six-month sentences in a labor-training camp to those who didn't participate in gatherings to mourn the death of Dear Leader Kim Jong-il." The same sentence is dished out to those who did attend organized grief sessions, "but didn't weep hard enough, or faked their tears, or didn't seem genuine."

China Launches Crackdown On Fake Apple Stories

CP | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - Chinese officials have found five fake Apple stores in the southwestern city of Kunming, and ordered two of them to suspend business while they're investigated, a local government website said Monday.

Officials couldn't do anything about the other three stores -- which prominently displayed Apple signs and logos -- because they did not find any fake Apple products for sale, according to a report by a local newspaper posted on the Kunming city government's website.

Baird Beijing Bound

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - John Baird will make his first trip to China this weekend as foreign affairs minister, continuing the Conservative gove...