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June 11, 2018 3:05 PM Chinese company CITIC Metal to become biggest shareholder in Ivanhoe Mines

A Chinese company has signed a deal to acquire a 19.9 per cent stake in Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. for $723 million that the miner plans to use to fund the development of its projects in southern Africa. CITIC Metal Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese state-run conglomerate CITIC Ltd., has agreed to acquire 196.6 million shares at a price of $3.68 per share 18

June 8, 2018 10:30 AM Two books by Naomi Klein and Ai Weiwei tackle how we treat refugees and crisis

In The Battle For Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes On The Disaster Capitalists, a compelling and accessible read and work of reportage, she chronicles her visit to the island and, particularly, a community and ecology centre called Casa Pueblo. Equipped with solar panels, it became a beacon of hope during the dark days and nights after the storms hit. It becomes 8

May 31, 2018 2:01 PM ‘I can’t believe she’s gone’: Friend identifies Helen Guo, 18, as Chinese student killed in Scarborough fire

“She was a really kind and friendly girl,” Vivian Meng, an international student who started at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus with Guo told the Star. The two met in June 2017 after attending U of T’s Green Path program, an admissions program that gives undergraduate students from China a “Canadian-style learning environment” that leads 13

May 28, 2018 5:17 PM Tencent-backed electric car startup NIO files for IPO, sources say

NIO plans to take investor orders for the offering as soon as this summer or early autumn, the people said. Selling shares could give NIO more firepower as it competes with dozens of other electric-vehicle startups in the world’s biggest automobile market. The company, founded by William Li and a group of other internet entrepreneurs, started selling 16

May 24, 2018 4:22 PM Canada still wants to work with China despite blocked Aecon takeover: Bains

Sale of Aecon to China's CCCC International Holding Ltd. was worth $1.5B Canada has been pursuing free trade talks with China, but those conversations seem to have publicly sputtered. Trudeau spent four days in China in December, but left without a formal commitment to moving the free trade talks past the exploratory phase into formal negotiations 20

May 23, 2018 6:44 PM China's plan to land on the far side of the moon could be historic, experts say

The ambitious plan by the Chinese space agency faces numerous challenges China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say. China hopes to be the first 29

May 23, 2018 12:39 PM North Korea nuclear site trip for foreign journalists underway

North Korea has said it will use explosives to close nuclear test tunnels later this week International journalists left on a marathon journey to a North Korean nuclear test site on Wednesday, after Pyongyang belatedly cleared a number of South Korean media to witness what it says will be the dismantling of its only nuclear test facility. The trek will involve 27

May 22, 2018 1:11 PM U.S. raises tariffs on Vietnamese steel it claims comes from China

The United States has raised tariffs on steel from Vietnam that Washington says originated in China and evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel. The announcement following this week's truce in a broader trade dispute between Beijing and Washington reflects the wide array of strains in the world's biggest trading relationship. Importers of corrosion-resistant 21

May 15, 2018 7:05 PM Air Canada bows to pressure, listing capital of Taiwan as part of China

Malaysia Airlines and British Airways are among the carriers that have joined Air Canada in adding CN to Taipei on its websites. The government of Chinese President Xi Jinping has been increasingly assertive about its claims to Taiwan, which it regards as a renegade province and has threatened use military force to bring under its control. Delta Air Lines 22

May 9, 2018 6:53 PM Nova Scotia launches bid to sell culture to China, Japan with trade mission

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia is launching a trade mission to expand a different kind of export to Asian markets: cultural. Leo Glavine, the minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, and a cultural business delegation will meet with Chinese and Japanese government officials, cultural organizations, and business leaders. Glavine says there is a growing interest 13