Michael Kovrig has been detained in China since early December and is accused of stealing state secrets. Photo: AP

US academics call on Beijing to immediately release Canadian Michael Kovrig, saying his arrest has ‘chilling effect’ on US-China relations

  • Group issues joint statement saying his arrest ‘has a chilling effect on all those who are committed to advance constructive US-China relations’
Topic |   Huawei

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Michael Kovrig has been detained in China since early December and is accused of stealing state secrets. Photo: AP
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A canola field in Canada, where investigations have found no evidence of pests or bacteria. Photo: Alamy

China denies block on Canadian canola firm is retaliation for Meng Wanzhou case

  • No scientific basis for alleged contamination of oil-seed crop, Canada says after China revokes company’s permit
  • Canadian government ‘working very, very hard’ with Chinese counterparts on the issue, with 40 per cent of Canada’s canola exports going to China
Topic |   China economy

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A canola field in Canada, where investigations have found no evidence of pests or bacteria. Photo: Alamy
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