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Canada taps ambassador, looking to restart China talks

Canada nominated a key economic advisor on Wednesday as its new ambassador to China, hoping to kickstart dialogue and ease a diplomatic standoff with the world's second largest economy. Ugandan-born, Oxford-educated Dominic Barton, 56, helped shape the economic policies of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government...

Cambodia to return 1,600 tonnes of waste to US, Canada

Cambodia will send back 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers to the US and Canada, an official said Wednesday, as Southeast Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipments. China's decision to ban foreign plastic waste imports last year threw global...

Wealthy Singapore doctor involved in S$52 million divorce case, hides assets, accuses judge of sexual misconduct and disowns daughter

British Columbia, Canada – Neurologist Gobinathan Devathasan, 69, is not only facing  multimillion-dollar divorce costs but must also provide monthly alimony amounting to C$100,000 (S$101,310) and give $14 million (S$19million) worth of assets to his wife after a ruling in British Columbia’s Supreme Court...

Canada’s garbage remains dumped in the Philippines five years later, environment groups write letter to Trudeau

Local and international groups have called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address the Canadian garbage that has been illegally shipped to the Philippines last 2013 to 2014 and has been sitting there for five years. EcoWaste Coalition, a network of 140 public groups, last...

An embargo on Huawei will severely disrupt global supply chains – analysts

In the wake of Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou's arrest on December 1, as requested by the United States (along with her extradition), relationships with China are looking to be strained. The arrest, along with intentions to ban the the technology giant from some markets,...

The collapse of Petronas Pacific Northwest LNG project

While the Malaysian energy company said it remains committed to developing its gas assets in Canada, Petronas announced yesterday it has, along with its partners, decided not to proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG project at Port Edward in British Columbia in Canada. "The decision was...

Is China manipulating trade to assert its power in South China Sea?

South China Sea
The South China Sea or SCS conflict takes a different dimension when the role of China as a major foreign direct investment or FDI partner in the Asean is considered. The region is growing too dependent on trade and economic relations with China, to the...

Posing as movie talent scout, he drugged and raped 170 women

He offered victims a drink, which he would drug to immobilize or knock them out. Then he would rape them. The Court heard that he sometimes posed as a model agent or movie talent scout and occasionally pretended to be a professional dancer, lawyer or...