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...

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.

Australia called ‘gum stuck to China’s shoe’ by state media in coronavirus investigation stoush

Australia has been described as “gum stuck to the bottom of China’s shoe,” by a Chinese state media editor as Beijing criticised calls for an inquiry into the coronavirus origin as “political manoeuvring,” further straining ties.

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...

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.

Australia upgrades travel warning for China

Australians living in and travelling to China may be arbitrarily detained, the Department of Foreign Affairs has warned as the relationship between the two countries deteriorates.

Kung Fu Komedy: How Melbourne’s Andy Curtain opened the only comedy club in mainland...

Mainland China may have more than 1.3 billion people, but it only has one stand-up comedy club. Melbourne-born comedian Andy Curtain started producing comedy shows...

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

THE MOMENT the immigration officer opened my passport, I knew China would be a unique experience. She stared at me suspiciously for a minute or...

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...

DFAT confirms jailed Crown staff released in China

China has released 10 employees of the 16 Crown Resorts staff who were detained in October and sentenced last month for gambling crimes.
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China’s next five-year plan on the way and it is a big deal for...

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Chatswood church as ‘busy as ever’ despite falling numbers of Catholics across the north...

CLERICAL sexual abuse scandals, materialism and sporting commitments are among the issues drawing people away from the Catholic Church, according to Father Paul Finucane. Coupled...

Matthew Ng parole case to put spotlight on China’s influence over Australia

China's influence over the Australian Government will be questioned in the Federal Court today. Chinese-Australia businessman Matthew Ng is challenging strict parole conditions put on him...

ASX issues ‘please explain’ to 50 Chinese companies in capital flows

The Australian Securities Exchange has issued a "please explain" letter to 50 Chinese companies listed on the local bourse regarding any problems they may have with capital flow in and out of China.

Australia’s Deepening Economic Relationship with China: Opportunities and Risks

What happens in China is important to Australia, and to the broader global community. This is as true in the world of economics as it is in other areas. So we all have a strong interest in understanding China.

China’s ‘brazen’ and ‘aggressive’ political interference outlined in top-secret report

A top-secret report has raised concerns that the Chinese Government has attempted to influence Australia's political parties for the past decade.

ANU partner with China on nuclear fusion technology for power supply

ANU has handed over the keys to its $35 million nuclear fusion stellarator as part of a technology exchange with China aimed at creating...

John Howard defends free media after China complains about coverage

Former prime minister John Howard has revealed Chinese officials complained about Australian media coverage during high-level meetings in Beijing last week. Key points: Howard says...

‘We stand by Australia,’ says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unleashed a blistering verbal assault against the Chinese Communist Party, slamming its decision to target Australia with barley tariffs for the "simple act" of asking for an independent probe into the origins of the coronavirus.

No middle way for Australia to be in a complaint relationship with Communist China

For 30 years Australia has enjoyed an economic boom thanks to investments from and exports to China, but the benefits from mutual trade have...

‘Deteriorating fast’: Chinese state media takes aim at Scott Morrison

Chinese state media says Australia’s coronavirus crisis is “deteriorating fast” in a scathing attack piece on Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Clive Hamilton launches Chinese-language version of Silent Invasion ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Author Clive Hamilton has launched a Chinese-language edition of his controversial book Silent Invasion to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.