Fire rips through Chinese restaurant at Para Vista

A BUSINESS owner whose month-old restaurant was badly damaged by fire overnight says the site has been plagued by four fires in 20 years .
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‘Craven cowardice’: UNSW condemned for deleting posts critical of Beijing

Federal MPs have condemned the University of NSW for deleting social media posts about human rights in Hong Kong following an online backlash from Chinese nationalists.

Our economic destiny is China, not America

Ask the average Australian whether China or the US is the country's most important economic partner and you'll likely get a bewildered look –...

Chinese snap up more shares in Santos

Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital has increased its stake in Santos to 15 per cent by snapping up another 48 million shares in the Australian energy firm overnight.

The story of William Ah Ket, the first Chinese-Australian barrister

He fought against the White Australia policy and racist laws targeting Chinese workers as Australia's first barrister of Chinese descent. Despite these achievements, William Ah...

Malcolm Turnbull draws US praise for tough line on China

Malcolm Turnbull's warning to China not to bully neighbours has been warmly received by America's foreign policy and security establishment worried by a void...

Fears government restrictions will stop flow of Chinese money to Brisbane, Gold Coast development

THE great wall of money from mainland China arriving in Queensland will continue but there are concerns cracks are appearing. Over the past few years...

Dastyari in hot water over China links

A high-profile Chinese donor reportedly pulled out of a promised $400,000 pledge after Labor criticised China's activity in the South China Sea. In a speech...

‘Human error’ blamed for shock China beef ban

Meat industry leaders remain hopeful of a quick resolution to a shock temporary ban on exports to China from six Australian meatworks. The suspensions sent trade...

Coming soon: Buyer frenzy from China

SYDNEY estate agents will be seeking out buyers who’ll be here from China next week on potential fly’n’buy visits. The National Day Golden Week is...

Hong Kong’s use of emergency law sparks warning from Payne

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has warned Hong Kong's government it "risks inflaming a delicate and sensitive situation" by using emergency laws for the first time in 50 years as thousands of protesters defy orders and return to the streets.

China abruptly postpones massive tourism partnership launch with NZ as tensions rise

New Zealand has been left red-faced after China failed to take part in the country’s much touted tourism partnership between the two nations.

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...