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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Qantas eyes China growth but seeks balance

Qantas is focused on lifting its share of the lucrative Chinese travel market without sacrificing growth in other markets. “We have to make sure we...

Australia joins condemnation of ‘huge, audacious’ Chinese hacking plot

US indictment accuses two Chinese nationals of global, state-backed campaign targeting dozens of agencies, including in Australia. Australia has called on China to respect international commitments on...

China waste ban: What a load of rubbish

When Australian environment ministers sat down to discuss what to do about the China ban on the nation’s domestic rubbish exports last week, plastics...

‘Hundreds of millions of dollars at risk’: China blocks Australian beef exports

Hundreds of millions of dollars in Australian beef exports are at stake after China raised concerns about the labelling of some recent shipments.

Bill Shorten disagrees with Paul Keating’s comments on China at Labor’s election campaign launch

Bill Shorten says he does not share former Labor prime minister Paul Keating's views that Australia's spy chiefs are "nutters" who should be sacked to help improve relations with China.

Scott Morrison criticises Victoria’s secret deal with China

The Prime Minister has criticised the Victorian Government for signing a secret deal with China without reference to the Commonwealth. 9News revealed that Victoria blindsided the...

Australia to bear brunt of China virus slowdown

A leading currency analyst has warned that the potential impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the world economy has been understated, with Australia among...

Australian universities are under threat from more attractive, cheaper Chinese competitors

In the YouTube video the young man browses Chinese-language books in a library, practices Chinese calligraphy with careful brushstrokes, introduces himself in Mandarin.

Victoria apologises to Chinese community for racist policies during gold rush era

Victoria's Premier has apologised to the state's Chinese community for the racism and unjust policies their ancestors endured during Australia's gold rush era. Premier Daniel...

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

Australia, the United States and Japan have denounced island-building and militarisation of the South China Sea in a joint statement likely to prompt an angry response from China. In a...

Coal price drops one third as China shuts door on Australian imports until 2019

Limits to imports were initially put in place in the middle of this year but now Chinese authorities have stopped all imports of coal from across the globe and the ban is not expected to be lifted until early 2019.