China says aircraft carrier now ready for combat

BEIJING - China's first aircraft carrier is now ready to engage in combat, marking a milestone for a navy that has invested heavily in its ability to project power far from China's shores. The Liaoning's political commissar said in an interview with ... ( read original story ...)

BMO wins China approval to quote loonie against yuan

Bank of Montreal said on Tuesday it had been named the first and only Canadian bank approved by the People’s Bank of China to quote the Canadian dollar against the yuan as a market maker in the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. The approval was ... ( read original story ...)

Reports of iPhone shutdowns spark complaints in China

The China Consumers Association (CCA) has asked Apple to investigate “a considerable number” of reports by users of iPhone 6 and 6s phones that the devices have been shutting off and cannot be turned back on again, it said on Tuesday. The reported ... ( read original story ...)

China executes farmer who killed official with nail gun

The official Xinhua News Agency says Jia Jinglong was put to death Tuesday ... Land seizures and government corruption are major sources of discontent in China, where the legal system remains weak and ordinary citizens have few channels to seek redress. ( read original story ...)

China to Trump: Co-operation is the only choice

Trump lambasted China throughout the U.S. election campaign, drumming up headlines with his pledges to slap 45 percent tariffs on imported Chinese goods and to label the country a currency manipulator on his first day in office. Related: Trump's ... ( read original story ...)

Alberta trade minister off to Japan, China

Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous is travelling to China and Japan to drum up business for Alberta products. Bilous plans to promote Alberta forestry, food products, oil and gas, clean technology and tourism during his 12-day trip. ( read original story ...)

Canadian canola meal sales to China spike to five-year high

Canadian canola meal shipments to China have jumped to their highest level in five years, boosting profits of crush plants and firming prices as farmers slog through a difficult harvest. Canada shipped 415,000 tonnes of canola meal to China from January ... ( read original story ...)