Michael Spavor arrives in Beijing with former US basketball player Dennis Rodman (not pictured) following a visit to North Korea in 2014. Photo: AFP

China confirms second Canadian Michael Spavor under investigation for allegedly endangering national security

  • Canada says it is trying to ascertain whereabouts of businessman and will continue to raise matter with Chinese government
  • Former diplomat Michael Kovrig was also detained on Monday
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Michael Spavor arrives in Beijing with former US basketball player Dennis Rodman (not pictured) following a visit to North Korea in 2014. Photo: AFP
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.

Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.