British Columbia

ADAK, Alaska | Officials: No tsunami expected from earthquake near Alaska

ADAK, Alaska — Jan 05, 2019—Officials say a large earthquake has struck in a remote area of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska, but a tsunami is not expected. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System says the 6.0-magnitude quake struck just before 10 a.m. Saturday about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of the town of Adak on … Continue reading ADAK, Alaska | Officials: No tsunami expected from earthquake near Alaska

VANCOUVER, British Columbia | Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese exec

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Relations between Canada and China turned frostier Tuesday as China detained a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing in apparent retaliation for the jailing of a top Chinese executive at the request of the United States. Relations between the three countries were shaken by Canada’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer … Continue reading VANCOUVER, British Columbia | Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese exec

LONDON | Global stocks buoyed by US-China trade talks

LONDON— Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was up 2 percent to 10,831 while France’s CAC 40 was up 2 percent at 4,837. Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 1.7 percent … Continue reading LONDON | Global stocks buoyed by US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE | World stocks climb after US, China discuss trade talks

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday after the U.S. and China broached plans for talks to soothe a festering trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX gained 0.7 percent to 10,696.51 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 4,775.32. Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent at 6,743.91. Wall Street … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks climb after US, China discuss trade talks

SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China can manage to resolve their festering trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.4 percent to 21,127.00 and South Korea’s Kospi added less than 0.1 percent to 2,055.07. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent higher to … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

VANCOUVER, British Columbia | China ups pressure as tech exec’s hearing goes into Tuesday

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened global economic growth. Meng Wanzhou, the … Continue reading VANCOUVER, British Columbia | China ups pressure as tech exec’s hearing goes into Tuesday

VANCOUVER, British Columbia | China ups pressure as bail hearing resumes for top tech exec

VANCOUVER, British Columbia— China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing resumed Monday for a top Chinese technology executive in a case that has fueled U.S.-China trade tensions and roiled financial markets. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and daughter of its founder, was … Continue reading VANCOUVER, British Columbia | China ups pressure as bail hearing resumes for top tech exec