US says Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous from China’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his government no longer considers Hong Kong to be autonomous from China, as Beijing approved the proposal for a national security law to be imposed on the city. The governments of the US, UK, Australia and Canada released a joint statement against China’s move, saying it would undermine … Read more US says Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous from China’

Chinese Embassy expresses strong dissatisfaction over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

The Chinese Embassy in Canada has released a statement on the ruling of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. It said: “China expresses strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to this decision, and has made serious representations with Canada.” A Canadian court has ruled extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou can proceed. According to Justice Heather Holmes … Read more Chinese Embassy expresses strong dissatisfaction over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei ‘disappointed’ over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei said it’s disappointing in the ruling against Meng Wanzhou. In a statement, the company said it is confident in Meng’s innocence, and will continue to support her in her pursuit for justice and freedom. Huawei also expects Canada’s judicial system to ultimately prove Meng’s innocence. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Huawei ‘disappointed’ over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses Canadian court battle

A Canadian court has ruled extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou can proceed. According to Justice Heather Holmes of the British Columbia Supreme Court, the fraud charges against Meng satisfied the extradition requirement of “double criminality,” meaning Meng is accused of the considered crime in Canada as well. Meng’s lawyers will continue to fight the extradition … Read more Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses Canadian court battle

Huawei CFO Meng Fails to End U.S. Extradition Fight in Canada

May.27 — Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou failed to persuade a Canadian judge to end extradition proceedings, keeping her under house arrest in Vancouver as the fight against U.S. efforts to prosecute her moves forward. Natalie Obiko Pearson reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council – Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict – High-Level Event on Financing for Development – ECOSOC – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding – Afghanistan – Cyclone Amphan – Airline Crash – Africa Day – Syria – Peacekeeping Support to COVID-19 Response – World … Read more Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

HSBC Hamilton Sevens 2020 – Australia v USA & Canada v France

Midweek Sevens action! Rewatch Australia v USA and Canada v France from the Sevens in Hamilton in full. #HSBC7s SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – https://youtube.com/user/irb For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at     https://www.world.rugby  Follow World Rugby on social media: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/irb Facebook https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby Twitter https://twitter.com/worldrugbyInstagram Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/worldrugby To … Read more HSBC Hamilton Sevens 2020 – Australia v USA & Canada v France

China urges Canada to release Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

China has urged Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei. A Canadian court is expected to release a decision on Wednesday. Meng was arrested in December 2018, at the request of the U.S., which is seeking her extradition on fraud charges. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said that … Read more China urges Canada to release Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

CPPIB Pleased With Fiscal-Year Performance, CEO Machin Says

May.26 — Mark Machin, chief executive officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, discusses the fund’s fiscal year-end results, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its portfolio holdings, and the outlook for commercial real estate. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”

Antibiotic resistance, STUDENT PRIZE of the Health for All Film Festival

This movie tries to remediate the common misconceptions by explaining the scientific theory behind antibiotic resistance: “Antibiotic resistance” produced by Nitai Steinberg, a Biologist from Israel, who was a student when he made the film and is now a graduate of Biomedical Communications at University of Toronto, Canada; won the STUDENT PRIZE out of the … Read more Antibiotic resistance, STUDENT PRIZE of the Health for All Film Festival

Rugby World Cup 2010 – USA v Canada

It’s derby match time! Watch the RWC 2010 encounter between USA and Canada in full. SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – https://youtube.com/user/irb For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at     https://www.world.rugby  Follow World Rugby on social media: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/irb Facebook https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby Twitter https://twitter.com/worldrugbyInstagram Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/worldrugby To LICENSE World Rugby footage, … Read more Rugby World Cup 2010 – USA v Canada

Rugby World Cup 1991 – New Zealand v Canada

Rewind to 1991 Watch all the action from the RWC 1991 Quarter-Final between New Zealand and Canada. SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – https://youtube.com/user/irb For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at     https://www.world.rugby  Follow World Rugby on social media: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/irb Facebook https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby Twitter https://twitter.com/worldrugbyInstagram Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/worldrugby To LICENSE World … Read more Rugby World Cup 1991 – New Zealand v Canada

Rare white grizzly bear spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

A rare white grizzly bear has been spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains. According to experts, the colouring is the result of a recessive gene in the cub – not albinism.  Local wildlife officials have known about the white grizzly since 2017, but Cara Clarkson’s mobile phone video of the bear, which went viral, marks the … Read more Rare white grizzly bear spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

Family of ex-Saudi intelligence officer being targeted: Report

The son of a powerful former Saudi intelligence officer living abroad says members of the family are being targeted back home in a bid by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to force his father to return to the kingdom. Saad al-Jabri, for years one of Saudi Arabia’s leading intelligence officials, has been fearing for … Read more Family of ex-Saudi intelligence officer being targeted: Report

Verified initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Asia-Pacific – Deputy Secretary-General/Labour – Deputy Secretary-General/Financing for Development – Deputy Secretary-General/BBC/Diversity – Protection of Civilians Report – Verified Initiative to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation – Economic and Social Council – Security Council/Somalia – Central African Republic – Syria – Yemen – Lebanon – Bangladesh … Read more Verified initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 May 2020)