Chinese, Korean and Spanish websites advertise illegal pay rates as little as $4.20 an...

Four out of five businesses advertising Australian jobs on Chinese, Korean and Spanish language websites are offering illegal pay rates as low as $4.20 per hour, a new audit has found.

Chinese-Australian love greater than the challenges of intercultural marriage, study finds

Love can trump the challenges of relationships and culture, according to one of the findings of a study into intercultural marriage between Chinese and Australian lovebirds.

Census 2016: Migrants make a cosmopolitan country

Australian migrants have to really want to come to this country. We are not like Europe or Africa or the Americas where migrants can trek from one country to another across a land border.

Should Australia Fear an Influx of Chinese?

New census results this week from Australia show that it is increasingly an Asian nation, with Asian migration outstripping European for the first time and Mandarin now the second-most spoken language after English.

2016 Australian Census reveals Sydney is now ‘more Asian than European’

AUSTRALIA’S greatest city is now more Chinese than British — with yesterday’s Census data revealing how much the incredible boom in Asian ­migration has changed the face of Sydney.

Chinese remain keen on agricultural invesment

Chinese investors and companies remain eager to invest in Australian agriculture, with vineyards, dairy and aquaculture named yesterday as the most popular sectors. The Agri-Investor...

Research unis rely on Chinese fees

One out of every six dollars used to run Australia’s oldest univer­sity comes directly from tuition fees paid by Chinese students, an HES analysis...

China experts warn of funding shock to research

China experts say Australian universities’ financial dependence on a single group of students jeopardises more than teaching funds, with all university operations susceptible to vacillations in demand from the most populous country.

The Australia-China Relations Institute doesn’t belong at UTS

Last month eight of Australia’s top journalists visited China for a week as guests of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). They were greeted by top Communist Party officials and toured some of China’s new infrastructure projects.

China’s Operation Australia: The party line

The Chinese Communist Party is waging a covert campaign of influence in Australia – an aggressive form of “soft power” – and while loyalists are rewarded, dissidents live in fear.
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