One in five Canadians are born abroad, survey shows
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is more than ever a nation of immigrants, with one in five Canadians born outside the country, according to a 2011 survey released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday.
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Southeast Asia to reach out to China on sea disputes
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei - Southeast Asian nations stepped up efforts on Thursday to engage China in talks to resolve maritime tensions, agreeing to meet to try to reach common ground on disputed areas of the South China Sea ahead of planned discussions in Beijing later this year.
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Japanese and Chinese Boats Converge on Contested Islands
Beijing and Tokyo sent vessels to monitor a flotilla of boats carrying Japanese nationalists that sailed near islands in the East China Sea that both nations claim as their own.
New Beijing Leader's 'China Dream'
Xi Jinping, China's new Communist Party leader and soon to be its president, is emphasizing military power and appears to many analysts to be embracing a hawkish worldview long favored by some of the nation's generals.
China's ethnic Manchus rediscovering their roots
Aristocracy is no longer a dirty word in China, and those with ties to the nation's last imperial rulers are now embracing their past. BEIJING — Nobody would suspect that this impish toddler is of noble lineage. Yiyi has the same buzz cut as other 3-year-old Chinese boys, the familiar habit of scattering his fleet of toy cars across the living room rug.