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Top Huawei executive arrested in Canada at US request

Top Huawei executive arrested in Canada at US request

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada. Canada’s Department of Justice said Wednesday (local time) that Meng Wanzhou, 46, who is also the deputy chair of the company’s board and the daughter of its founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 1 on suspicion of violating […]

More countries impose restrictions on travelling to North Korea

More countries impose restrictions on travelling to North Korea

More countries are warning their citizens of travelling to North Korea, especially after the fourth nuclear experiment conducted earlier this month in Pyeongyang. According to a report by Voice of America radio on Wednesday 27th January, Canadian government warned its citizens from travelling to North Korea on 8th January, two days after the North Korean nuclear […]

Boat Race Becomes Multicultural Heritage in Vancouver

Boat Race Becomes Multicultural Heritage in Vancouver

Rowers participate in the 24th Annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival and Race at False Creek in Vancouver, Canada, June 17, 2012. Created 24 years ago as a showcase of Vancouvers growing cultural diversity, this first-of-its-kind event has grown to become a grand celebration of Canada’s unique multicultural heritage with exciting programs and professional […]

Spring Snow On Blossoming Tulips

Spring Snow On Blossoming Tulips

OTTAWA, Canada — Tulips in blossom are seen blanketed in snow in Ottawa, Canada, April 23, 2012. A spring snow hit certain areas in eastern and northern Canada on Monday. <Xinhua/Zhang Dacheng> news@theasian.asia

‘One Day Without Shoes’ Event in Toronto

‘One Day Without Shoes’ Event in Toronto

TORONTO — A woman shows her feet without shoes during One Day Without Shoes event in Toronto, Canada, April 10, 2012. The annual event launched by TOMS Shoes, aims to raise awareness about the worldwide problem of children being forced to go barefoot, which leads to a higher risk of infection and disease. <Xinhua/Zou Zheng> […]

Toronto Polar Bear Dip for New Year

Toronto Polar Bear Dip for New Year

Participants pose for photos at the Sunnyside Park during the 7th Toronto Polar Bear Dip in Toronto, Canada, Jan. 1, 2012. About 300 Torontonians braved the chilly waters to celebrate the New Year and raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Toronto. <Photo: Xinhua/Zou Zheng> news@theasian.asia

The Biggest Shopping Day ‘Boxing Day’

The Biggest Shopping Day ‘Boxing Day’

Shoppers buy goods at a shop during the Boxing Day in Toronto, Canada, on Dec. 26, 2011. Boxing Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year in Canada. <Photo: Xinhua/Zou Zheng> news@theasian.asia      

Baird Urges Canadians to Move out of Syria

Baird Urges Canadians to Move out of Syria

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird attends a news conference in Ottawa, Canada, Dec.15, 2011. Canadians in Syria should flee the turbulent Syria now, while there are commercial flights out of the country, the country’s John Baird said. (Photograph: Xinhua)(ctt)

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