Chinese tourists won’t be weapons for much longer

A senior official at China CYTS Tours Holding Co. Ltd., a powerful state-owned Chinese tour operator, summarized the decision-making process: "How warmly a country treats tourists could also affect Chinese citizens' choices of travel destinations."

Number of Chinese citizens seeking asylum in Australia triples

New government data has revealed the number of Chinese citizens seeking asylum in Australia has tripled in just one year.

China steps up and widens use of exit bans on foreigners

China is increasing the use of exit bans to prevent foreign visitors, including Australians, from leaving the country even if they are only related to someone involved in a legal dispute or wanted by the authorities.

Australia not ready for Chinese tourism boom: ACBC

Former Victorian premier John Brumby has rejected concerns about China's influence in Australia higher education sector, while at the same time warning that Australia is not ready for a massive boom in Chinese tourism.

Chinese police to play by Australian rules under new deal

Chinese police who want to question suspects in Australia will need to obey a new set of formal rules which include having an Australian Federal...

China casts long cloud over NZ poll

Concern over Chinese political donations and the use of Chinese-owned dairy farms to launch industrial balloons which allegedly can be used for missile technology have electrified New Zealand’s election campaign, where Prime Minister Bill English has rallied to be in reach of a historic victory.

End the isolation of Chinese students in Australia

In 1989, Liu Xiaobo rushed to Beijing to join student protesters at Tiananmen Square. He was a devoted fighter not just for the rights of pro-democracy students, but all Chinese people. When Liu said "I have no enemies", he meant it.

Six Chinese men reach Australia by boat, intercepted by Border Force

Six Chinese men have successfully landed on Australian territory by boat, in an apparent blow to the Turnbull government's claims to have stopped the boats.

Millions missing in Chinese visa fraud racket

In front of an audience that included Nauru's President Baron Waqa, violinist Harmonnia Junus performed a selection of classical music and popular Taiwanese folk songs with an orchestra.

Offensive flyers targeting Chinese students found at Melbourne universities

Melbourne University student Lisa Lu tweeted that she was "shocked" to see the post on the east gate of the Doug McDonnell building at Melbourne University on Monday.
- Advertisement -

Editor's Pick

Are Australian universities putting our national security at risk by working with China?

Leading Australian universities have research collaborations with Chinese companies that have been blacklisted by the US.

Australian airlines reorient to China following domestic slump

As domestic travel runs into headwinds, Australia's leading airlines are seeking to land Chinese customers with new sales channels and new routes to the major Asian market.

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.

Can the Darwin Port’s 99-year lease to China be reversed? And what role, if...

Ninety-six years is a long time by any standard. Darwin was a different place back in 1923, a young city almost 20 years away...

China Australia: A marriage of more than convenience

The mutual dependency is undeniable: China has been Australia’s largest trading partner since 2010. Total two-way trade in the 2016 fiscal year was $A150 billion; Australian exports to China were $A86 billion.

Can the Australia-China relationship survive a Huawei ban?

TENSIONS between Australia and China finally appear to be easing. Last week, the Prime Minister gave a speech on international education proposing “clearer thinking” on...

Following the money: where China’s $40bn investment in Australia is going

New data out on Chinese investment in Australia has revealed that while the mining industry is the dominant destination of funds, investment in real...

The Labor Party, Chinese property developer Huang Xiangmo, and the seat in the NSW...

When Chinese President Xi Jinping came to power at the beginning of November 2012, one of the first things he did was announce a...

Coronavirus started in China, PM tells mining billionaire

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told billionaire Andrew Forrest to stay away from foreign affairs and stop spreading misinformation about the origins of the coronavirus.

What’s behind Australia’s response to the Chinese Government’s crackdown on Hong Kong

Mr Morrison announced his Government would offer safe haven to many Hong Kong students and graduates already living in Australia.

Qantas eyes China growth but seeks balance

Qantas is focused on lifting its share of the lucrative Chinese travel market without sacrificing growth in other markets. “We have to make sure we...

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.