Tag: Warns

Chinese ambassador warns Canada against adopting motion calling for sanctions

MONTREAL—China’s new ambassador to Canada is threatening “very firm countermeasures” if Parliament adopts a motion calling for sanctions over alleged Chinese human rights abuses against Muslim Uighurs and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. China has long warned against what it considers foreign meddling in its internal affairs, but Ambassador Cong Peiwu upped the tone Thursday…

Hong Kong protests spread to subway as bank warns of economic fallout

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site of a mid-summer mob attack. Protesters call people to join further rallies against the government at…

Spy agency warns foreign states with nefarious aims are hiding their presence in Canada

OTTAWA—Canada’s electronic espionage agency warned the Liberal government in 2016 that foreign states have developed more sophisticated methods to mask their presence in Canada’s private sector. The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) told Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan in October 2016 that “foreign state actors” are adapting their methods to hide their involvement with — and in…