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Taiwan goes to the polls under China’s long shadow

Taiwan goes to the polls under China’s long shadow

‘It's going to be a close election.’
Japan gets mixed messages on B.C. forest products

Japan gets mixed messages on B.C. forest products

Environmentalists, forest industry held dueling Japan junkets recently
Taiwan-Canada ties surge as supporters tout trade, politics and shared values

Taiwan-Canada ties surge as supporters tout trade, politics and shared values

VANCOUVER — Somewhere at the confluence of politics, commerce and shared values driving a recent wave of Canadian fascination with Taiwan, there were the island's "freedom pineapples.
Taiwan promotes itself as layover for Richmond-to-Asia travellers

Taiwan promotes itself as layover for Richmond-to-Asia travellers

Tourists who have a layover in Taiwan for more than seven hours can book a free city tour
Vietnam aims to position itself as a gateway to ASEAN for Canada

Vietnam aims to position itself as a gateway to ASEAN for Canada

The B.C. trade diversification strategy country is investing heavily in trade infrastructure
Asian travel expo coming to Richmond in November

Asian travel expo coming to Richmond in November

Lucky draw prizes include cruise trips, flight tickets, and personalized travel trips
B.C. well positioned to be a valuable partner to Taiwan, experts say

B.C. well positioned to be a valuable partner to Taiwan, experts say

The island nation is one of three areas of focus under trade diversification plan
Japan’s aging population offers unique trade opportunities for B.C. businesses: expert

Japan’s aging population offers unique trade opportunities for B.C. businesses: expert

Vancouver conference outlines ways Canadian government and businesses can deepen relationship with Japan
Former foreign minister Marc Garneau says Canada, South Korea should form closer ties

Former foreign minister Marc Garneau says Canada, South Korea should form closer ties

OTTAWA — Former foreign affairs minister Marc Garneau says Canada should push for a role in a new security pact, arguing South Korea and Ottawa could help each other gain strategic influence in the Indo-Pacific.
Trudeau eyes Indo-Pacific trade deals to avoid China aim to 'play us off each other'

Trudeau eyes Indo-Pacific trade deals to avoid China aim to 'play us off each other'

SINGAPORE — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's rocky relations with China have stabilized, while telling business leaders in Singapore that Ottawa has committed to a timeline for trade deals with the region.