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.

Rio Tinto’s NSW coal mines taken over by China-backed Yancoal

After a protracted bidding war, Rio Tinto shareholders have finally decided to sell its NSW coal assets to China-backed miner Yancoal. Key points: Yancoal is...

Australian film industry makes China push with Asian cinema to be celebrated

Australia's film industry has announced a fresh push into Asia, with a new Asian film award and a program aimed at starting more collaboration...

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...

Crown Resorts staff face up to a decade in jail as their trial begins...

FOUR Australians are among 19 staff and associates of Crown Resorts who each face a maximum of 10 years in jail in a closed courtroom trial on the outskirts of Shanghai tomorrow

China’s censorship fingers reach into our cyberspace

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Australia in March, one social media platform lit up with an unusual question: “Will you go to welcome...

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...

Labor MP filed documents for billionaire ALP donor’s Chinese business association

Billionaire Huang Xiangmo's political influence has extended directly into the NSW parliament with revelations that a serving NSW MP filed documents for an organisation...

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...
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Australia confronts the difficulties of curbing economic ties with China

As tensions rise between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, the former asks whether it can really afford to sever economic ties.

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...

Australia coronavirus: F1 Grand Prix cancelled and Flight Centre to close 100 stores

The Football Federation of Australia has confirmed that A-League and W-League matches will go ahead as normal this weekend, bucking the trend for other sporting events, like the Australia v New Zealand ODI, which is playing to an empty stadium tonight.

China’s internet erupts over Monash University’s drunk officials quiz question

Monash University's reputation in the lucrative Chinese student market has taken a battering after an online exam for business students claimed it was widely said Chinese government officials only tell the truth when they are drunk.

Sydney unit approvals decline as investors leave market

NSW’s construction boom is beginning to wane as developers hold off new apartment projects over concerns falling investor demand will make units harder to...

Hurstville: Sydney’s real Chinatown

Hurstville, 16 kilometres south-west of the CBD, occupies a unique spot on Sydney's demographic map. With more than half of its residents reporting Chinese ancestry,...

Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines set to start direct flights from China to Darwin ‘within months’

YEARS of backroom lobbying by the current and former governments could see direct flights from China landing in Darwin within months. The Chinese Civil Aviation...

Australia called ‘gum stuck to China’s shoe’ by state media in coronavirus investigation stoush

Australia has been described as “gum stuck to the bottom of China’s shoe,” by a Chinese state media editor as Beijing criticised calls for an inquiry into the coronavirus origin as “political manoeuvring,” further straining ties.

China’s crackdown targets ‘food safety, not Aussie dairy’

China is certainly not targeting Australian dairy products, one of the leading international experts on China’s food sector says, but it is still developing...

Chinese students in Australia: Do we protest too much?

Chinese students in Australia are attracting attention. Former Fairfax China correspondent John Garnaut said last month that Chinese students embody a 'racial chauvinism' that...

ASIO denies discrimination after stripping Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s permanent residency

The head of Australia's domestic spy agency has rejected allegations that it is targeting the Chinese community in the wake of the Huang Xiangmo...

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...