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.

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,...

This ‘democracy’ thing: China and Australia compared

Many Australians are rather proud of our "democracy", but how much more democratic than China are we really?Colin Cook considers. THE DEMONISATION of China in...

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.

‘Daigou’ buyers stocking suburban home warehouses with baby formula for Chinese parents

Suburban homes are being turned into makeshift warehouses as the overseas hunger for Aussie baby formula continues to grow. The Chinese market is being fed...

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...

Rise in Chinese voter support for New Zealand First, survey finds

Three quarters of ethnic Chinese voters will cast their vote for National if an election was held tomorrow, a survey has found.

China’s love of wine drives thirst for knowledge

In calendar 2000 China imported $1.34 million of our wine; by 2016 it reached $520m, three months later in March it had reached $568m, a year-on-year growth of 41 per cent.

7 things Chinese students in Australia send home

Helping relatives back home to buy foreign goods while studying abroad is nothing new. But to turn it into a business … now that’s...

Here’s what Chinese online shoppers like to buy from Australia

Online shoppers in China have a high regard for Australian products, seeing them as safe and value for money. Australia, seen by Chinese consumers as...
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Struggling Chinese owner of Darwin Port offloads Melbourne property

The heavily-indebted Chinese owner of Darwin Port, who is struggling to make payments on money borrowed to pay for the port lease, is offloading...

Federal budget 2017: Push for Australian steel to be used in infrastructure projects instead...

Australian steel should be used in the Federal Government's infrastructure projects to give towns like South Australia's Whyalla "something to smile about" instead of the cheaper Chinese product, a union and the Greens have said.

‘I was shocked’: UQ protest against Chinese government turns violent

A peaceful protest at the University of Queensland against the Chinese government's treatment of Uyghur Muslims and Hong Kong citizens turned violent at the St Lucia campus.

What China is doing ‘are like acts of war’

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says what China is undertaking against Australia are "like acts of war" by trying to steal information and spy on citizens.

NSW Government scraps Chinese Government-sponsored program over foreign influence fears

NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said she supported the department's decision to end the Confucius Institute program.

Agribusiness delegation heads to China to improve industry ties

The Malcolm Broomhead-chaired Australia-China Belt and Road Initiative is poised to lead its inaugural agribusiness delegation to China this weekend, which is aiming to identify achievable, practical steps to further advance Australian-Chinese agricultural industry collaboration.

Payne questions motive behind China’s arrest of Canadians but stops short of urging release

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said Australia is “very concerned” the arrest of two Canadians in China represents political retaliation by Beijing over the...

Chinese buyers set to keep underpinning Australian home prices: analysts

Almost one in four new homes in NSW is being snapped up by a Chinese buyer, according to Credit Suisse analysis of NSW Revenue figures,...

Australia examines China-led building bonanza

The country of the Great Wall wants to build more great things everywhere and Australia is weighing up whether to get a piece of the trillion dollar action.

ChAFTA worker influx ‘a trickle, not flood’ despite union fears

The nation’s most powerful union leaders have exaggerated an “unlimited” surge of Chinese workers coming into Australia under a free-trade deal, with new figures...

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.

Blackmores plunges on Chinese buyer exodus

The new chief executive of Blackmores says there's little prospect of a quick return of the flood of Chinese tourists and entrepreneurs buying up...