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Destination Vancouver: mainland Chinese tourist numbers go off the boil
Mural outrage: vandalism in Vancouver's Chinatown
Vancouver artist who started craze for making toys from drawings

Petti Fong catches up with Wendy Tsao, whose idea for turning drawings into personalised toys has gone global and been picked up by companies.

15 Aug 2015 - 11:34PM

Petti Fong catches up with Wendy Tsao, whose idea for turning drawings into personalised toys has gone global and been picked up by companies.

Vancouver artist who started craze for making toys from drawings
Murder, dismemberment, money and reality TV - a Chinese mystery in Vancouver
Documenting courtship eases Vietnamese bride's entry to Canada
Cantonese under threat in Vancouver

In 1957, Jim Wong Chu - then nine years old - was sent from Vancouver to Hong Kong. When he returned to Canada four years later, speaking what he called "Hongkongese", Wong says he failed to connect.

11 Apr 2015 - 7:41PM

In 1957, Jim Wong Chu - then nine years old - was sent from Vancouver to Hong Kong. When he returned to Canada four years later, speaking what he called "Hongkongese", Wong says he failed to connect.

Cantonese under threat in Vancouver
City scope: all change in Chinatown

"Chinatown is dying."

Eight minutes into Julia Kwan's documentary Everything Will Be, this observation is made by a local herbalist as she condemns a world in which rich Chinese are snapping up property across North America with little sense of heritage.

11 Oct 2014 - 10:33PM

"Chinatown is dying."

Eight minutes into Julia Kwan's documentary Everything Will Be, this observation is made by a local herbalist as she condemns a world in which rich Chinese are snapping up property across North America with little sense of heritage.

City scope: all change in Chinatown
City scope: claims to inflame
2 Aug 2014 - 11:31PM
City scope: claims to inflame
City scope: Reality bites for fake dentist

It's hard to fathom quite why rogue dentist David Wu turned himself in recently after being on the lam for so long.

23 Nov 2013 - 11:18PM

It's hard to fathom quite why rogue dentist David Wu turned himself in recently after being on the lam for so long.

City scope: Reality bites for fake dentist
City scope: Letting it go
26 Oct 2013 - 10:52PM
City scope: Letting it go
Asian-Canadians attack gay course
Victims of racist Canadian tax gain redress
Chinatown changes tune after seeing good results
Surf and turf
24 Sep 2006 - 12:00AM
Surf and turf
Fugitive banker under police watch for a year
Past wrongs admitted but others seek justice
Vancouver
22 Jan 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Vancouver
5 Mar 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Vancouver
1 Jan 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Vancouver
29 Jan 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Vancouver shocked by gangland executions
Vancouver
5 Feb 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Fugitive bank manager held in Canada
Prescription needed for medical woes
Idiot drunks make party street pine for a return to the porn-shop days
Vancouver
26 Feb 2007 - 12:00AM
Vancouver
Vancouver  resents its place in spotlight
Olympic host cleans up its act for Games - one fine at a time
Fire service, police force left with black eyes after public punch-up
High-rise homeless just lucky to be alive after freak plane crash