Australia’s trade minister, senior politicians to attend China import expo

Australia's new Trade Minister Simon Birmingham, senior state politicians and the country's major exporters are scheduled to be in Shanghai next month for Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature import expo.

China officially bans ABC website, claims internet is ‘fully open’

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Chinese censors ban Australian play The Removalists because of ‘salty’ language

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Why is Kevin Rudd using Chinese social media to criticise Malcolm Turnbull in Mandarin?

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Australian sport chiefs head to Shanghai in bid to crack Chinese market

A group of Australian sport executives are meeting in Shanghai to make an unprecedented bid to collectively crack the Chinese market. Key points: Heads of...

Breaking into the Chinese daigou market

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Aussies turning to China for last-ditch medical treatment

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Agribusiness delegation heads to China to improve industry ties

The Malcolm Broomhead-chaired Australia-China Belt and Road Initiative is poised to lead its inaugural agribusiness delegation to China this weekend, which is aiming to identify achievable, practical steps to further advance Australian-Chinese agricultural industry collaboration.

Sydney’s Amy Lyons is raking it in as a Chinese social influencer

YOU might not recognise her, but Amy Lyons is a big deal in China. The 24-year-old Sydney native is living it up as a social media influencer in Beijing.
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