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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ASIO denies discrimination after stripping Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s permanent residency

The head of Australia's domestic spy agency has rejected allegations that it is targeting the Chinese community in the wake of the Huang Xiangmo...

Australian wool substitution racket threatens China relations

A SOPHISTICATED wool substitution racket with the potential to damage relations with China — Australia’s biggest wool market — has been uncovered. The Weekly Times can...
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‘Communist Party of China views Australia as a vessel state’: Bronwyn Bishop

Former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bishop says as Virgin Australia struggles to keep afloat, "we have got to stop selling Australian companies to Chinese communist backed corporations".

‘Let me buy Rio Tinto’: China’s brazen bid to buy our companies

"I recall a topic hotly debated online by young internet users: Who is really China’s enemy? Is it America? Japan? Russia?," he wrote. "If we think about things cooly, perhaps none of them are. China’s enemy is itself."

ANU partner with China on nuclear fusion technology for power supply

ANU has handed over the keys to its $35 million nuclear fusion stellarator as part of a technology exchange with China aimed at creating...

‘Predatory habits’: US to ask Australia to help counter China

The Trump administration will next week talk to Australia on stepping up efforts to counter China's grab for international sea lanes and its "pernicious...

China boost for gold, lithium

China Inc poured almost $1.4 billion into the WA economy in 2016, about half of it in the mining sector as its direct investments...

Gina Rinehart ‘confident’ of winning Chinese approval for live-cattle exports: Hancock Prospecting

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's company is confident it is only months away from winning Chinese Government approval to start exporting cattle to China. Key points: ...

Bitter pill for Blackmores boss as China turns sour

Last week vitamin company Blackmores lost 24 per cent of its sharemarket value in one day. On Tuesday it lost its chief executive Richard Henfrey and its ability to tell investors why he had gone.

Ansell sheds its condom business in $800m deal with China

One of the great and enduring success stories of Australian manufacturing, the Ansell condom business, has been sold to Chinese interests for $800 million.

‘Craven cowardice’: UNSW condemned for deleting posts critical of Beijing

Federal MPs have condemned the University of NSW for deleting social media posts about human rights in Hong Kong following an online backlash from Chinese nationalists.

‘Amazon of China’ Alibaba already has supermarkets. Now it wants our food

The business world may be enthralled with Amazon's moves to become a major supermarket player, but Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is already...