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China Sentences Third Canadian To Death On Drug Charges

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, August 7, 2020, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa. The Foshan Intermediate People’s Court in the country’s southern Guangdong province said Ye Jianhui had been sentenced for trafficking and manufacturing drugs, and would have […]

China Charges Two Canadians With Spying

China has charged two Canadians with spying, more than 18 months after they were detained. Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, a businessman, have been held in China since December 2018. Their arrest came just days after Meng Wanzhou – an executive of the Chinese giant Huawei – was detained in Vancouver, at […]

Coronavirus: F.G To Evacuate 200 Nigerians From Canada On Thursday

The Nigeria High Commission in Canada says it is set to evacuate Nigerians stranded in the Country due to Coronavirus travel restrictions. The Commission, in a statement, said it had received no fewer than 200 requests for evacuation, adding that a Boeing 777 Aircraft operated by Air Peace has been specially arranged to fly the intending returnees […]

Coronavirus: Canada Records First Death

Canada has recorded its first death from the new coronavirus. The death was announced on Monday by health officials in the westernmost province of British Columbia. The victim, a senior residing at an elderly care facility, “was infected with COVID-19 (and) passed away last night,” the province’s health officer Bonnie Henry told reporters. AFP reports […]

Coronavirus: Passengers disembark from Diamond Princess in Japan

The first hundreds of passengers who tested negative for the new coronavirus have begun leaving a ship moored off Japan, after 14 days of quarantine. At least 542 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess have been infected by the Covid-19 virus the biggest cluster outside mainland China. Several nations are evacuating their citizens from […]