The ruling, and Prime Minister Justin Trudea's reaction, could aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a senior Chinese executive in Canada and China's subsequent detention of two Canadians.
The Dec. 5 release of 42 testimonies collected by China Change, a Chinese human rights advocacy site, details the ordeals of hundreds of Twitter users who have been detained and interrogated by national security police officers since September 2018.
China's economic growth cooled to its weakest quarterly pace since the global financial crisis, with regulators moving quickly to calm nervous investors as a years-long campaign to tackle debt risks and the trade war with the United States began to bite.
China has ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about $129 million in overdue taxes and fines, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, as a crackdown on tax evasion in the entertainment industry gathers momentum.
Inspired by the protests in Tunisia and Egypt, Chinese demonstrators put out a call for protests over Chinese social media. However, police shut down these protests quickly. Some say these shut downs show how worried the Chinese government is.
President-elect Barack Obama says when he takes office the United States will take strong action to combat climate change. Living on Earth's Ashley Ahearn reports that leaders and legislators have praised Obama for this promise.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad introduces us to modern dance choreographer Akram Khan. He grew up in London, but his parents kept him in touch with his Bangladeshi roots. His latest piece examines the meaning of home in a globalized world.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad has details on Condoleeza Rice's visit to China, as today the Secretary of State urged China to use its influence to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.