Australia warns it can’t stop the spread of coronavirus from overseas

Australia’s chief medical officer said on Monday it was no longer possible to completely prevent people with the coronavirus from entering the country, citing concerns about outbreaks in Japan and South Korea.

Suspicion falls on China after cyber attack on Australian Parliament — and it’s not...

It took less than an hour after the first report of a cyber attack on the Australian Parliament for suspicion to fall on China. Australia's...

Warning WeChat could spread Chinese propaganda during federal election

Security experts warn Beijing could spread propaganda in the lead-up to the federal election through popular social messaging service WeChat, which is facing less...

CCTV cameras, Chinese spies and an unusual delegation

As staff at the Melbourne office of Securecorp were preparing to hand over the company to its new Chinese owners in 2016, they noticed...

Foreign spies are infiltrating Australia, with ‘unprecedented’ espionage and interference activities

CHINA has a concerning plan to infiltrate and interfere with Australia at the highest levels. And it has national security experts on high alert. ESPIONAGE...

How President Xi ensures his will is being enforced — at home and abroad

PRESIDENT Xi’s Communist Party has extended its reach deep into suburban Australia, effectively silencing dissidents and ensuring Beijing’s international agendas are enforced. Growing concerns about...

Private Sydney: Chinese party dragons run out of puff

Back in 2015, it felt like a new Chinese gazillionaire was arriving in Sydney and setting up camp every other day. With their lavish mansions,...

Coming soon: Buyer frenzy from China

SYDNEY estate agents will be seeking out buyers who’ll be here from China next week on potential fly’n’buy visits. The National Day Golden Week is...

Daigou: Why China is tuning in to live streams from Aussie shops

As Ming Ouyang walks into a Sydney Kmart, preparing to stock his basket with toys, hundreds of people in China are watching the live stream from his phone.

Star Entertainment shines despite China VIP Exodus

The fallout from the Chinese arrests of Crown Resorts staff last October continues to be felt by the Australian casino operators as The Star Entertainment Group...
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China’s Eagle Health flies towards ASX

Eagle Health Holdings, a Chinese company that makes protein powder, throat lozenges and vitamins and is chaired by former Federal Sports and Tourism Minister Andrew Thomson, is headed for the ASX.

Chinese property investor interest in Australia cools as tougher regulations bite

Offshore Chinese investors have helped drive the Australian property market to new heights. But with the tightening of government regulations, that interest is shifting to...

Chinese censors ban Australian play The Removalists because of ‘salty’ language

"Salty" language and violence in a Beijing production of The Removalists has resulted in Chinese censors banning the Australian play. The play was written in...

Chinese ‘Uber for bikes’ company eyes Adelaide

Beijing-based bicycle sharing company Ofo reportedly plans to deploy 20 million bikes and expand its app-based service to more than 100 cities across the...

Senate candidate’s China links find $120k for Labor

The NSW Labor Party received donations totalling at least $120,000 for last year’s federal election campaign from companies with links to a Chinese-born businessman...

Treasurer’s budget measures on foreign buyers come as China’s spending spree soars

China’s crackdown on capital outflows into overseas property markets doesn’t appear to be working judging by the surge in investment from its shores into...

Chinese iron ore imports predicted to plummet as property pumping wound back

Mr Murray said the reduction in the volume of Chinese imports would also cause a very substantial drop in the price and hit Australia hard.

Chinese schoolkids’ applause brings Indigenous author Bronwyn Bancroft to tears

Beijing: When it was suggested to Indigenous Australian author Bronwyn Bancroft that her picture books for children be translated into Chinese, her first thought was...

Federal Government set to block Chinese company’s takeover of Australian gas network

A multi-billion-dollar Chinese-backed takeover of more than half of Australia's gas pipeline network looks likely to be blocked by the Morrison Government. Key points: Josh...

Australia’s China reset

The rest of the world is watching how we counter Beijing’s campaign of influence It’s no secret that Professor Francis Fukuyama got it wrong in...

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.

China’s internet erupts over Monash University’s drunk officials quiz question

Monash University's reputation in the lucrative Chinese student market has taken a battering after an online exam for business students claimed it was widely said Chinese government officials only tell the truth when they are drunk.