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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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.

Chinese SOE lines up for Loy Yang B power staion

As the owner of Loy Yang B and its adviser, Rothschild, start assessing bids for the coal-fired power station, the sale has taken an...

Crown 19 set to plead guilty in Chinese court

Crown Resorts staff including executive Jason O'Connor are expected to plead guilty when their court case is heard on Monday in Baoshan District Court, outside...

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 to extend restrictions on Australian coal, say analysts

China's restrictions on Australian coal are expected to remain in place into next year as Beijing seeks to moderate a spike in foreign imports of the commodity to protect domestic supply.

Morrison toughens stance on China, US over ‘collateral damage’ on trade

While the speech does not set out specific changes to the WTO or other trade rules, it accepts that change is needed to deal with the rising trade tensions.

China iron ore demand to fall by 8 million tonnes a month as cities...

China's iron ore demand is expected to drop 7 per cent, as steel-making cities across northern China begin rolling out anti-pollution measures from next...

China hits back at Australia-US statement on South China Sea, Hong Kong

The Chinese embassy has angrily reacted to a joint Australia-US statement criticising the regime’s actions in the South China Sea and elsewhere, warning “any attempt to pressure China will never succeed”.

Chinese retreat from Australian property market

Chinese property buyers are turning away from Australian housing as efforts by regulators in both countries to slow investment begin to bite. Chinese buyers, who make up about 80...

‘The fear is real’: Chinese students in Australia dread reprisal from Beijing

Chinese students in Australia are scared of speaking out about Hong Kong as the Chinese Communist Party ramps up new online portals for reporting dissent and UNSW is engulfed in controversy over academic freedom.

Australia in the firing line as Trump, Pyongyang and now China talk of war

A mad man in Pyongyang with a growing arsenal of missiles and nuclear weapons. A US president thought by much of the world to...

China explains why Aussie coal shipments have been restricted

After reports that Australian coal had been blocked at a key port in north-eastern China, officials have defended the action. A Chinese official said yesterday...