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As staff at the Melbourne office of Securecorp were preparing to hand over the company to its new Chinese owners in 2016, they noticed...

Deputy NZ PM Winston Peters issues warning against Chinese interference

Winston Peters, New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minster and Foreign Minister, says it would be "naive" to think general citizens are not being spied upon...

China’s plan to develop Samoan port a regional security concern

China is negotiating to fund the redevelopment of a coral-choked port in Samoa, in a move seen to have major economic and strat­egic implications...

Worldwide calls for New Zealand Government to speak up on China

The Government’s lack of response to the matter of China’s influence has added to the global perception of New Zealand becoming the “soft underbelly” for the...

China’s mighty orbit in South Pacific threatens to leave Australia in spin

The South Pacific has become an increasingly important geopolitical chessboard with the United States, China and Australia racing to secure ports, cyber infrastructure and...

Australia stuck in the middle of the US and China as tensions rise

Tensions have risen at the APEC Summit as the United States and China comes to blows — and now Australia is caught in the...

Daniel Andrews releases details of Belt and Road agreement with China

The Andrews government has released the memorandum of understanding it signed with China to join its multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road trade initiative. Labor released the...

How Bob Carr became China’s pawn

One of the big questions hanging over the future of Australian trade and investment with China is whether it is possible to engage more...

Daniel Andrews staffer link to China foreign influencers

A staffer in Daniel Andrews’s office has been linked to China’s United Front organisation, which co-ordinates Beijing’s overseas influence operations, amid growing criticism of...

Scott Morrison to reveal $3bn in Pacific funding to counter Chinese influence

Scott Morrison will unveil a $2bn infrastructure financing facility for the Pacific as part of new measures designed to project Australia as the region’s principal...
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