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...

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...
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A2 Milk wins China formula approval

Infant formula suppliers The A2 Milk Company and Wattle Health Australia have strengthened their regulatory position in the lucrative Chinese market. A2 Milk’s application...

Why Australia shouldn’t count on China for growth and profits

Counting on China to deliver endless growth and profits? Then you need to know about the news item last week announcing that a big international conglomerate was forced to sell one of its businesses in China.

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.

Chinese buyers snap up storied Double Bay hotel

Sydney’s wealthy eastern suburbs are attracting a host of aggressive Chinese development and investment groups seeking to cash in on the rising demand for...

Following the money: where China’s $40bn investment in Australia is going

New data out on Chinese investment in Australia has revealed that while the mining industry is the dominant destination of funds, investment in real...

Saving Yang Hengjun: we must not tolerate China’s hostage diplomacy

It’s hard to overstate how much is at stake in the Australian government’s handling of the arrest of writer, commentator and Australian citizen Yang...

Bellamy’s tipped to regain Chinese import licence

One of the men who sold Camperdown Powder to Bellamy's Australia expects Chinese authorities will quickly reinstate an import licence for the canning facility,...

Australia to introduce new rules on foreign takeovers that inflame relations with China

Australia is set to introduce tough new rules regarding foreign takeovers that could enrage China at an already tense time for relations.

Beijing reacts to Richardson’s China espionage claim

China is conducting extensive espionage against Australia, Australia's most senior defence department official said on Friday, in a rare public accusation against its largest...

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...

Australia looks to China for maths, science lessons

Frustrated by stagnating maths and STEM standards, Australian education and policy experts are travelling to China for lessons on how to boost maths and...

Chinese government trade bank may get mortgage over Australian port

The Chinese owner of the Port of Darwin lease is using the port as security to seek a loan of up to $500 million...