MPs voice concerns about Chinese government influence at Aussie universities

Four MPs have voiced concerns about the influence the Chinese government has at Aussie unis, following a tense clash between protesters on Friday.
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This woman was jailed in China because she worked for Crown casino

Multiple sources have also confirmed that prior to the arrests, Crown told its Chinese staff to falsely claim to Chinese authorities they were not working for Crown in China but were working in other locations.

Brothel owner and alleged money launderer is Crown casino’s business partner

Crown Resorts paid a brothel owner and alleged money launderer to lure high rollers to its Australian casinos and then provided them with money...

China claims pro-Hong Kong protests in Australia nothing more than staged ’show’

A cranky China has taken aim at Australia, as experts sound an alarming warning that Aussies are not immune from its Hong Kong crackdown.

Three Chinese warships arrive in Sydney Harbour for four-day stopover

The arrival of three Chinese warships in Sydney harbour was not a surprise, Scott Morrison has said, despite the fact that the government did not announce the visit in advance.

Chinese state media says shock federal election victory will impact China-Australia relations

A Global Times editorial described the shock election result as "far from optimistic" for foreign relations

‘Massive rort’: Liberals accused of misleading Chinese voters by imitating AEC signage

Labor has lodged a complaint with the Australian Electoral Commission over Liberal signage targeting Chinese voters that appears to imitate official AEC communications.
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China could be influencing the Australian election via WeChat and local Chinese-language media

While many among the new wave of Chinese immigrants to Australia used WeChat, Chew added most Chinese Australian voters probably had a broader selection of information sources.

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

Leaders of the Australian Labor Party, aiming to take power for the first time since 2013, are less friendly to the Trump administration; they embrace economic ties to China while appearing reluctant to be pulled too close in either direction.

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

National security agencies are both cautious and forensic in their work on the attribution of cyber intrusions. This is about technical and operational integrity, as well as about ensuring they get the advice to Australia’s political leaders right.
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This woman was jailed in China because she worked for Crown casino

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