China’s youngest female billionaire Zetian Zhang lists The Rocks penthouse for $18 million

Check out this week's pick of Prestige Properties. facebook twitter pinterest linkedin print Chinese rich-lister signs off on Vaucluse mansion for $36 million Penthouse at The Rocks sells for $16.2...

Chinese visitor numbers on the wane as group tours lose appeal

AUSTRALIA’s Chinese visitor boom has shown the first signs of waning with numbers going backwards in the March quarter. The latest International Visitor Survey by...

Forget the food and scenery, Chinese turn to Tasmania for romance

"The whole island resembles the shape of a heart," says Beijing-based Chinese investor William Wei who has acquired three luxury bed and breakfasts in...

Victoria apologises to Chinese community for racist policies during gold rush era

Victoria's Premier has apologised to the state's Chinese community for the racism and unjust policies their ancestors endured during Australia's gold rush era. Premier Daniel...

Aussie Rules is not a national game and the Chinese know it

You can't catch a train from Geelong to Melbourne without hearing someone talk about AFL. Even worse, everyone assumes you're interested in the game and...

Port Adelaide’s crazy idea of bringing AFL to China pays off

On the spectrum of whacky ideas, playing an AFL game in China must rank near the top. Not only is there no understanding of Australia's...

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.

Port Adelaide exceeds its expectations as Chinese focus begins to reap rewards

The man behind Port Adelaide's push into Asia is a former professional volleyball player who was secured from the South Australian Premier's Office. Andrew Hunter...

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...

China and Australia film projects a boon to local industry

Australian and Chinese producers are planning to make an ambi­tious list of 14 films together, mostly shot in Australia from Chinese screenplays using Chinese...
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Chinese investment in Australian real estate booms to record levels, reaching $24 billion in...

  Chines investors spent $24 billion on Australian real estate in the last year The figure, compiled by Chinese website Juwai.com, is up $6 billion...

New team brings fresh challenges for China

Australia’s foreign policy under Scott Morrison is unlikely to offer relief for Beijing. The resignation of Malcolm Turnbull, who championed a crackdown on Chinese government...

Chinese authorities accused of intimidating Uyghurs in Australia

Chinese authorities have been accused of harassing and intimidating the Uyghur migrant community in Australia, amid a looming threat that family members could be detained.

Chinese banks beat the Americans in the corporate lending game

The 23 per cent surge in corporate lending by Chinese banks in Australia over the past the year is a sign of their growing...

Matthew Ng parole case to put spotlight on China’s influence over Australia

China's influence over the Australian Government will be questioned in the Federal Court today. Chinese-Australia businessman Matthew Ng is challenging strict parole conditions put on him...

Chinese investment in real estate grows to $32b: FIRB

Chinese investors topped the list of foreign investment approvals for the financial 2016, and have pledged to invest $47.3 billion in Australia, mainly in...

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,...

China officially bans ABC website, claims internet is ‘fully open’

China's cyber security regulator has confirmed it has censored the ABC's website for breaching the country's internet rules and regulations, but has declined to say how.

Government rejects federal MP’s call to buy back Darwin port from Chinese leaseholder

The deputy chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has called for Australia to buy back control of Darwin's port.

Air New Zealand pushes Wellington in China with free domestic flight offer

Air New Zealand is to offer up to 1000 free domestic flights to the capital in a bid to lure Chinese tourists beyond Auckland. On Monday...

Australia universities let Chinese students get around a travel ban. Critics warn it could...

Australian universities have allowed some students from mainland China to circumvent travel restrictions and return to study. But critics say that practice may inevitably import the infectious coronavirus to local campuses.

China deadline for dairy exporters of infant formula

The clock is ticking for Australian infant formula producers to complete a suite of new regulatory hurdles, in order to be able to keep...