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How China tried to shut down Australian media coverage of its debt-trap diplomacy in...

Five days before Australia’s “60 Minutes” program aired a report on China’s dept-trap diplomacy in the Pacific region, the show received an unusually aggressive phone call. “Take...

Ending military exercises? Trump’s plan for North Korea was China’s plan first.

President Trump cut a deal with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un — and China is going to like it. For years now, Beijing has backed a...

North Korea’s agreement with Donald Trump presents a host of challenges and opportunities

US President Donald Trump called the declaration signed at end of the summit with Kim Jong-un "comprehensive" but it only contained four generalised main...

China suggests sanctions relief for North Korea after Trump-Kim summit

China suggested on Tuesday that sanctions relief could be considered for North Korea, after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to work toward complete denuclearization of...

Kim And Company Arrive In Singapore Via A Procession Of Chinese And North Korean...

We have been closely watching movements of aircraft in and out of North Korea since we reported that foreign aircraft will be part of Kim Jong...

Trump-Kim Summit: Three questions about China’s role

As the US and North Korea prepare for their historic summit, China is the elephant in the room. Beijing is Pyongyang's only significant, long-standing ally,...

US congress takes Australia’s lead on countering Chinese influence

The US congress will follow the Turnbull government’s lead in cracking down on Chinese political interference by introducing a historic bill today that also...

Australia needs to reset the relationship with China and stay cool

Let’s call it the “China syndrome”. This describes a condition that is a bit compulsive and not always rational. Australia’s response to China’s continuing rise...

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‘Why are they giving us the money?’ Behind China’s plans to...

Beijing is lending billions to Hungary and Serbia for a faster rail link. The project has been called insane. But for China, at least,...

Made in China: fake money fooling local businesses

Police issue a warning, telling people to take a close look at the cash they're using. Green Bay Police in US say fake money is...

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China announces retaliatory tariffs on $34 billion worth of US goods,...

In a quick response to U.S. tariffs, Beijing announced on Friday its own duties on American products, including the politically sensitive areas of agriculture...

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Rafael Nadal thrashes Nick Kyrgios in China Open final

RAFAEL Nadal is urging Nick Kyrgios to “keep going” after consigning the combustible Australian to an explosive straight-sets loss in the China Open final. The...

China banned from broadcasting Eurovision after censoring same-sex dance

The European Broadcasting Union has cut ties with China's MangoTV, after the broadcaster censored acts and blurred out rainbow flags in the audience. Contestants from...