Chinese SOE lines up for Loy Yang B power staion

As the owner of Loy Yang B and its adviser, Rothschild, start assessing bids for the coal-fired power station, the sale has taken an...

ASIO warns parties that taking China cash could compromise Australia

ASIO has warned the major political parties about taking donations from two high-profile Chinese businessmen because they may be a conduit for Chinese Communist...

Crown 19 set to plead guilty in Chinese court

Crown Resorts staff including executive Jason O'Connor are expected to plead guilty when their court case is heard on Monday in Baoshan District Court, outside...

China has issued a direct warning to Australia in a blistering new editorial

CHINA has issued a stern new direct warning to Australia, saying we’re walking a “tightrope” between the US and China. In a blistering editorial, state...

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...

Turnbull government carefully tackles Chinese interference

The Turnbull government has expressed in strong terms its displeasure with the way Chinese diplomats deal with Chinese citizens in Australia. The Chinese embassy in...

Hong Kong’s use of emergency law sparks warning from Payne

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has warned Hong Kong's government it "risks inflaming a delicate and sensitive situation" by using emergency laws for the first time in 50 years as thousands of protesters defy orders and return to the streets.

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.

New deal seeks to make China more accessible for AU businesses – and vice...

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is cooperating with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to open the gates between Australia and Hong Kong,...

Andrew Robb blames former Coalition leaders for ‘toxic’ relationship with China

Former trade minister Andrew Robb has slammed his ex-colleagues Malcolm Turnbull and Barnaby Joyce, as well as Australia's security agencies, over what he sees...
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The Seven Group is getting out of China and looking for acquisitions

The Seven Group has sold WesTrac China, its Caterpillar franchise, for $540 million to Lei Shing Hong Machinery Limited. WesTrac China started in 2001 in...

Chinese developer to bring $800m Aussie Legends World to the Gold Coast

A Chinese theme park giant has been given permission to develop an $800 million "Australian Legends World" on the Gold Coast.

Businessman loses $277,000 deposit on Bellevue Hill trophy home

IT WAS supposed to secure his dream home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, but $277,000 has evaporated into thin air. Property developer Peter Zhu has forfeited...

Can the Australia-China relationship survive a Huawei ban?

TENSIONS between Australia and China finally appear to be easing. Last week, the Prime Minister gave a speech on international education proposing “clearer thinking” on...

China has issued a direct warning to Australia in a blistering new editorial

CHINA has issued a stern new direct warning to Australia, saying we’re walking a “tightrope” between the US and China. In a blistering editorial, state...

Hastie calls for ‘push back’ as coronavirus reveals ‘true cost’ of reliance on China

Prominent Liberal MP Andrew Hastie is calling for a "push back" against the activities of China in Australia as the coronavirus pandemic exposes the costs of "relying too heavily on an authoritarian regime" for our prosperity and economic security.

Marise Payne says China must be held to account for human rights abuses

Foreign affairs minister says it’s in Australia’s interest to speak out against abuses of power, such as the treatment of Uighur in Xinjiang

Senator Jacqui Lambie declares ‘we’re sitting ducks’, calling on Australia to pull back economic...

Senator Lambie said governments on both sides of politics allowed Australia to become too economically dependent on China.

New deal seeks to make China more accessible for AU businesses – and vice...

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is cooperating with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to open the gates between Australia and Hong Kong,...

Housing downturn could worsen, depending on US-China trade war: IMF

Australia is on the final leg of its economic recovery since the end of the mining boom, according to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF)...

Chinese investors pounce on Badgerys Creek airport land as prices set to soar

CHINESE developers and local investors are swooping on Badgerys Creek real ­estate amid speculation property prices in the area could double by the time...

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.