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Australia and the U.S. Are Old Allies. China’s Rise Changes the Equation.

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Attributing the hack on Australia’s parliament will give clarity to the China relationship

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China pressured Sydney council into banning media company critical of Communist Party

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ASIO denies discrimination after stripping Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s permanent residency

The head of Australia's domestic spy agency has rejected allegations that it is targeting the Chinese community in the wake of the Huang Xiangmo...

Chinese spies suspected in cyber attack on major parties

Suspicion is falling on Chinese spies for targeting the computer systems of Australia's three major political parties, with intelligence officials acknowledging the skilled cyber...

Project Dragon and China’s attempts to reclaim money from inside Australia

China has recruited the services of former police detectives in Australia and other Western countries to help it recover millions of dollars in alleged "hot money" taken out of the country.
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