The federal government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are showing courage in standing up publicly to China. But words must be matched with serious action.
Xi Jinping thought he could chastise Justin Trudeau because this is the lesson the Jean Chrétien and Stephen Harper governments had conveyed: Don’t take us seriously when we talk about rights.
For the PM, having the bilateral relationship begin to stabilise and move to a more constructive footing culminates a very successful first six months on the world stage.
The G20 meets this week as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, soaring energy prices and economic slowdown places leaders at odds with one another.
Many of the world’s most powerful and aspiring leaders are aging or elderly men. That’s a big problem.
The Chinese leader’s recent confirmation of his power has significant implications – and a look at history can reveal what those are.
How the crises in geopolitics and the world economy could affect us over the next two to five years.
Xi is now the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has effectively become “leader for life” at this weekend’s congress. But his strict COVID zero policy may bring economic turmoil.
A Chinese studies expert analyses Xi Jinping’s 104-minute speech opening the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Beijing remains a friend of Moscow, but the relationship is becoming increasingly unequal as Russia is weakened by war.
Some of the key articles from our coverage of the war in Ukraine over the past week.
Vladimir Putin’s televised address to the Russian people is a desperate attempt to raise the stakes over the war in Ukraine.
Washington must continue to support Taiwan while seeking a better security dialogue with Beijing.
Beijing’s response to the visit by the US speaker has a lot do with internal Chinese politics.
The US speak of the house’s visit to Taiwan has provoked more sabre-rattling from China, but neither China nor the US will want tensions to escalate further.
Hong Kong has seen a rapid erosion of its freedoms and human rights recently.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns about China’s intentions towards Taiwan.
Beijing has form in using the arrival of a new government as an opportunity to undertake a face-saving adjustment.
What can China do to resolve a crisis that threatens not only the health and security of its people and economy, but the future of Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping?