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.
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