The dragon and the kangaroo: Australia’s China conundrum

Our region is in a state of dangerous flux, with territorial jostling in the South China Sea and temperatures rising on the Korean peninsula. Renowned...

Chinese, Korean and Spanish websites advertise illegal pay rates as little as $4.20 an...

Four out of five businesses advertising Australian jobs on Chinese, Korean and Spanish language websites are offering illegal pay rates as low as $4.20...

Push for ‘Australian values’ education to counter Chinese Communist propaganda

Chinese Communist party "propaganda" and "brainwashing" must be countered by compulsory "Australian values" education, according to a group of pro-democracy activists alarmed at Beijing's...

Australia looks to China for maths, science lessons

Frustrated by stagnating maths and STEM standards, Australian education and policy experts are travelling to China for lessons on how to boost maths and...

Research unis rely on Chinese fees

One out of every six dollars used to run Australia’s oldest univer­sity comes directly from tuition fees paid by Chinese students, an HES analysis...

China experts warn of funding shock to research

Unprecedented reliance on tuition fees from Chinese students has left Australia vulnerable to shocks that could undermine its entire research effort. China experts say Australian...

China’s internet erupts over Monash University’s drunk officials quiz question

Monash University's reputation in the lucrative Chinese student market has taken a battering after an online exam for business students claimed it was widely...

Chinese schoolkids’ applause brings Indigenous author Bronwyn Bancroft to tears

Beijing: When it was suggested to Indigenous Australian author Bronwyn Bancroft that her picture books for children be translated into Chinese, her first thought was...

7 things Chinese students in Australia send home

Helping relatives back home to buy foreign goods while studying abroad is nothing new. But to turn it into a business … now that’s...
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