Organ Trafficking Bill Presented for Second Reading in House of Commons

A Senate bill to combat organ trafficking was presented by Conservative MP Garnett Genuis for second reading in the House of Commons on June 18. Bill S-204, which received the unanimous support of the Senate on May 6, makes it illegal for Canadians to get organs abroad without the consent of the donor, and makes people involved […]

Australia to Take China to WTO Over Wine Tariffs

The Australian government has decided to pull the trigger and launch a second action against China at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), this time over Beijing’s imposition of hefty tariffs on wine exports. The decision is the latest response from Australia after Beijing launched a year-long economic coercion campaign targeting $20 billion worth of major […]

India’s Growing International Clout

By Gurjit Singh
A changing global context, a more transactional world and China’s assertiveness increase India’s pool of potential friends.
A changing global context, a more transactional world and China’s assertiveness increase India’s pool of potential friends.
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Low Probability of China Trying to Seize Taiwan in Near Term: Top US General

WASHINGTON—The top U.S. general said on Thursday there was a low probability that the Chinese regime would try to take over Taiwan militarily in the near-term as Beijing has some way to go to develop the capabilities needed. While there has been increasing concern in Taiwan and among some U.S. lawmakers about Chinese military activity […]

Low Probability of China Trying to Seize Taiwan in Near Term: Top US General

WASHINGTON—The top U.S. general said on Thursday there was a low probability that the Chinese regime would try to take over Taiwan militarily in the near-term as Beijing has some way to go to develop the capabilities needed. While there has been increasing concern in Taiwan and among some U.S. lawmakers about Chinese military activity […]

Chinese Regime Raids Homes, Detains Falun Gong Practitioners Ahead of Centenary

The Chinese regime has been raiding the homes of Falun Gong practitioners and detaining them all around the country during the month of June, ahead of its upcoming 100 year anniversary celebration on July 1. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will celebrate the centennial of its founding next month. In order to “maintaining social stability,” which is […]

US FCC Votes to Advance Proposed Ban on Huawei, ZTE Gear

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to advance a plan to ban approvals for equipment in U.S. telecommunications networks from Chinese companies deemed national security threats like Huawei and ZTE. Under proposed rules that won initial approval, the FCC could also revoke prior equipment authorizations issued to Chinese companies. A Huawei spokesperson, […]

PHAC to disclose records on firing of scientists accused of sending viruses to China

The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is facing censure for being in contempt of Parliament after he refused to disclose documents related to an RCMP raid on the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.  Conservative members of the House of Commons Special Committee on Canada-China have been pressing the Trudeau government to […]

US Ambassador Said to Counter China’s Influence on United Nations

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations told Congress on June 16, that Beijing’s penetration of the United Nations has caused a “malign influence” with an authoritarian approach, and emphasized the need to enhance U.S. leadership. “… the Chinese have pushed that agenda more aggressively in the past few years than they’ve ever done before,” […]