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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Australia’s China Choice

I had been longing for a visit to Australia, home to the Sydney Opera House and The Thorn Birds (my first taste of the Australian literature),...

New Zealand suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong after China passes national security law

New Zealand has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and made a number of other changes in light of China's decision to pass a national security law for Hong Kong, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday (Jul 28).

Financing more buyers: Harry Triguboff cites tougher Chinese capital controls

Harry Triguboff, the country's richest person, says he is financing about $200 million of the $1.4 billion worth of apartment sales he expects to make this...

What will Apple’s China VPN ban mean for Australian travellers?

What effect will that have on your Chinese travel plans? VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) can have many applications, including encrypting private business information and allowing...

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 nationalist protesters target more members

The organiser of a Chinese nationalist luxury-car protest, where Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Maseratis were driven through Sydney decked out with provocative slogans, is targeting...

China’s iron ore imports slump as port stocks build

China's iron ore imports have slumped 13 per cent to their lowest level in six months, as stockpiles at ports across the mainland remain at record levels.

ASIO warns parties that taking China cash could compromise Australia

ASIO has warned the major political parties about taking donations from two high-profile Chinese businessmen because they may be a conduit for Chinese Communist...

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.

China’s Communist Party accused of influencing Australia’s Chinese-language media

Australia's media has faced "persistent efforts" by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to influence and censor content, according to a new report from an Australian think tank.

Malcolm Turnbull draws US praise for tough line on China

Malcolm Turnbull's warning to China not to bully neighbours has been warmly received by America's foreign policy and security establishment worried by a void...

The story of William Ah Ket, the first Chinese-Australian barrister

He fought against the White Australia policy and racist laws targeting Chinese workers as Australia's first barrister of Chinese descent. Despite these achievements, William Ah...