Can the Darwin Port’s 99-year lease to China be reversed? And what role, if...

Ninety-six years is a long time by any standard. Darwin was a different place back in 1923, a young city almost 20 years away...

How Bob Carr became China’s pawn

One of the big questions hanging over the future of Australian trade and investment with China is whether it is possible to engage more...

Australia’s China reset

The rest of the world is watching how we counter Beijing’s campaign of influence It’s no secret that Professor Francis Fukuyama got it wrong in...

Labor calls for increased pressure on China over alleged mass detention of Uighur Muslims

The Labor Party has called on the Morrison Government to increase pressure on China over the reported mass detention of Uighur Muslims. Key points: It...

There is no substitute for US-Australia economic mateship, not even China

Dichotomies are intellectually seductive, making a complex world easy to navigate. Good and bad, left and right, or – as we often encounter in...

Australia’s China play wrong: US adviser

Former US Presidential advisor Dr Pippa Malmgren can't believe Australia sulks at home while our biggest trading partner builds a new world on our...

Chinese general tours Defence facilities, South China Sea dispute on agenda

A top-ranking Chinese general from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has toured a secretive military facility outside Canberra as part of a low-key "goodwill"...

Malcolm Turnbull needs a better plan for North Korea than asking for China’s help

In response to North Korea's successful test of an inter-continental ballistic missile that could possibly reach Australia, politicians, including Malcolm Turnbull, have been calling...

Chinese in Australia: How we are changing as a country

CHINA used to copy the world and now the world copies China. And far from being just a poor communist country, China is now a...

Australia not ruling out China trade sanctions

Australia has "sympathy" with calls to impose trade sanctions on countries such as China in retaliation for giving North Korea an economic lifeline.
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Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources  

Australia has in recent years intensified efforts to address China’s growing influence in Australia, policies that have seen trade with China suffer. 

Personal boundaries can be lost in translation for Chinese professionals in Australia

The Chinese proverb – “the fish does not know the existence of water until it is taken out of it” – will resonate with...

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...

China is still stealing intellectual property — but that’s not the biggest problem

China has continued to steal intellectual property from other countries, according to a report out this week — but one cyber security expert says...

China accuses Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton of parroting US in ‘propaganda war’ over...

The Chinese embassy in Canberra has accused Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton of being a mouthpiece for the United States, in a withering criticism describing calls by Australian politicians for greater scrutiny of China's handling of the coronavirus crisis as "pitiful".

‘Selling out our national dignity’: Neil Mitchell slams Australian coronavirus response for bowing to...

Neil Mitchell has slammed the Australian response to the coronavirus outbreak, criticising our governments, universities and an elite Melbourne school for “bowing” to China.

Six Chinese men reach Australia by boat, intercepted by Border Force

Six Chinese men have successfully landed on Australian territory by boat, in an apparent blow to the Turnbull government's claims to have stopped the boats.

Gas giant Santos enters new strategic partnership with Chinese investors

One of Australia's largest natural gas producers, Santos, has launched a new strategic partnership with existing Chinese shareholders on Tuesday.

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...

Australian wool substitution racket threatens China relations

A SOPHISTICATED wool substitution racket with the potential to damage relations with China — Australia’s biggest wool market — has been uncovered. The Weekly Times can...

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...

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...