Breaking into the Chinese daigou market

"Chinese students or immigrants were being requested by their friends and family back home to purchase Australian products," says McDougall, the founder of a new e-commerce venture DaigouSales.

Australia-based academic stalked all week in Hong Kong by Chinese state media

An Australia-based academic has accused the Chinese Government of intimidation after staffers from a state media outlet stalked him for more than a week...

Aussie searches for opportunity in China

The high stakes of entrepreneurship is summed up by the Chinese in one word - Xiahai. It means to "jump into the sea". It's a concept...

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

"Salty" language and violence in a Beijing production of The Removalists has resulted in Chinese censors banning the Australian play. The play was written in...

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

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has taken to popular Chinese social media site Weibo to criticise Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's "paranoid and all over...

Seeking brand Australia in China – where the bloody hell are you?

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DFAT confirms jailed Crown staff released in China

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The weird and wonderful things you notice when you travel to China

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The rise of daigou: Why Aussie skincare brand Bondi Goddess is only available to...

AUSTRALIAN skincare brand Bondi Goddess is owned by Australians and produced Down Under, but its products are not available for regular Aussies to purchase.

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

China's cyber security regulator has confirmed it has censored the ABC's website for breaching the country's internet rules and regulations, but has declined to say how.
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