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A mad man in Pyongyang with a growing arsenal of missiles and nuclear weapons. A US president thought by much of the world to...

Crown executive Jason O’Connor set to be released from Chinese jail

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Warning signals: China could bring us down

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Australia denounces China’s South China Sea aggression in joint statement

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Ministerial staffer flew business class to China energy conference

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China’s creeping influence a threat to Australian openness

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Australia’s China play wrong: US adviser

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Australia ‘very conscious’ of China’s behaviour as spy ship navigates near Queensland

The watchers were being watched — closely. Key points: Defence Force last week spotted the People's Liberation Army intelligence ship in international waters "We are...

New deal seeks to make China more accessible for AU businesses – and vice...

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is cooperating with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to open the gates between Australia and Hong Kong,...

Chinese general tours Defence facilities, South China Sea dispute on agenda

A top-ranking Chinese general from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has toured a secretive military facility outside Canberra as part of a low-key "goodwill"...
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