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Canadians Favour EU, UK as Trading Partners over China

NEWS ANALYSIS As NAFTA negotiations with the United States show slow progress, a new survey shows that more Canadians want to increase trade relationships beyond the United States, with Europe and the U.K.—jurisdictions with similar democratic institutions as Canada—taking the top spots. China t...

Fight Continues For Human Rights Resolution the Chinese Regime Wants Silenced

SAN FRANCISCO—A rally was held outside the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on the morning of Sept. 8 to protest the Chinese regime’s interference in California’s legislature. The rally was sparked by a letter sent from the Consulate to all members of the California Senate that warne...

Pitfalls Abound for Canadians Doing Business in China

NEWS ANALYSIS China, the world’s largest e-commerce market, counts more than 400 million online shoppers even as half the country remains offline, but eager Canadian businesses face significant hurdles to gain market share. Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com are making a big push in ...

China’s No.2 Stock Regulator Investigated For Corruption

The former high-flying vice chairman of China’s top body for regulating stocks has been brought down, an action experts believe is preparation for the pivotal 19th Party Congress in October. Yao Gang, 55, was targeted in November 2015, five months after the mid-year stock crash. He is one of ...

Renowned Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Disappeared, Says Wife

Renowned Chinese lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who has been under house arrest for the last three years, suddenly disappeared from his home on Aug. 13. As of Aug. 15, there has been no update on his whereabouts. Gao’s wife Geng He, who lives in the United States, confirmed Gao’s disappearance wit...

‘Changes in Judicial Interpretation’ Prompt Chinese Authorities to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

A district court in central China’s Henan Province recently dropped charges against practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional spiritual discipline that was marked for persecution in 1999, on account of “changes in judicial interpretations.” The case is the latest highly unusual in...

For the First Time, China Officially Compensates Persecuted Victim’s Family

In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in custody. The case could inspire families across China to demand state compensation for the deaths of their loved ones. In May 2012, less than 14 hour...