Melbourne top for Chinese property buyers

Melbourne has cemented its status as most popular city in Australia for Chinese buyers of residential real estate, two sets of new figures show. The...

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...
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The trouble with the Chinese economy and what it means for Australia

China. Or Chaynaar, as the 45th President of the United States of America prefers. As Donald Trump's political fortunes continue to unravel in Washington, with...

Chinese government denies visas for trip organised by Bob Carr’s think tank

The deterioration in relations between Beijing and Canberra now appears to be affecting even the most China-friendly voices in Australia, with trips to the...

Australian wine exports: China now the biggest market

GIVE the people what they want. A simple ethos, yes, but one that, in the wine world, is not particularly well embraced. And when it comes...

China used Huawei to hack network, says secret report

Secret intelligence reports given to Australian officials outlined a case in which Chinese espionage services used telecommunications giant Huawei’s staff to get access codes...

China pressured Sydney council into banning media company critical of Communist Party

A joint investigation by Four Corners, The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald obtained documents showing how Chinese consular officials issued at least eight warnings over 12 months to the Georges River Council over its dealings with Vision China Times, a Chinese-language media organisation.

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...

Premier Daniel Andrews defends Belt and Road agreement with China

The premier signed a memorandum of understanding with China's National Development and Reform Commission to support the $1.5 trillion Belt and Road Initiative in 2018, making Victoria the only government in the country to do so.

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...

China ‘a threat’ to Australia’s Antarctica claim

Australia risks being outflanked by China if it continues a complacent attitude towards its Antarctic territory. Australia must wise up to secret Chinese military activities...

Greens divisions over China erupt

Divisions have emerged within the Greens over Chinese government influence in Australia, with Tasmanian leader Cassy O’Connor rejecting claims from within the party of...

Jetstar returns to Australia-China market with new Zhengzhou service

Jetstar plans to resume nonstop services between Australia and China with twice weekly flights to Zhengzhou in partnership with a Chinese travel company. The flights...

‘How empires begin.’ China has made its global move. This is Australia’s response

China's rise in the Pacific threatens to erode Australian influence. But it also offers us a chance to be part of the biggest infrastructure project in the world.