Malcolm Turnbull faces fresh leak after calling China a ‘frenemy’

MALCOLM Turnbull has reportedly labelled China a “frenemy” of Australia at a public event in Sydney. The report comes one day after audio surfaced of...

Julie Bishop’s attack on Labor over Chinese donations backfires

A parliamentary attack on Labor over foreign donations from Chinese supporters backfired badly on Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Wednesday when the opposition returned...

ASIO warned ANU of donor links to Chinese Communist party, Opposition ramps up inquiry...

The Australian National University rejected a multi-million-dollar donation from a billionaire property developer last year after its vice chancellor was warned by ASIO that...

Senate candidate’s China links find $120k for Labor

The NSW Labor Party received donations totalling at least $120,000 for last year’s federal election campaign from companies with links to a Chinese-born businessman...

Crown Resorts employees detained in China charged with promoting gambling offences

JAMES Packer’s casino operation Crown Resorts has revealed employees detained in China have been charged with offences related to promotion of gambling. 18 Crown staff...

Malcolm Turnbull draws US praise for tough line on China

Malcolm Turnbull's warning to China not to bully neighbours has been warmly received by America's foreign policy and security establishment worried by a void...

Chinese businessman subject of ASIO warning donated $200,000 to WA Liberals

A $200,000 donation to the WA Liberal Party from a billionaire property developer with close ties to the Chinese Communist Party has raised questions,...

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...

Dastyari raised China questions days after billionaire paid his $5000 bill

In the days after Labor senator Sam Dastyari had a $5000 legal bill paid by a Chinese billionaire he asked a series of pointed...

China must be told to stop interfering in Australian affairs

Monday night's episode of Four Corners lined up an array of academics, bureaucrats and politicians expressing alarm about China's attempts to influence Australia through...
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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...

Census 2016: Migrants make a cosmopolitan country

Australian migrants have to really want to come to this country. We are not like Europe or Africa or the Americas where migrants can trek from one country to another across a land border.

‘I was shocked’: UQ protest against Chinese government turns violent

A peaceful protest at the University of Queensland against the Chinese government's treatment of Uyghur Muslims and Hong Kong citizens turned violent at the St Lucia campus.

Australian sport chiefs head to Shanghai in bid to crack Chinese market

A group of Australian sport executives are meeting in Shanghai to make an unprecedented bid to collectively crack the Chinese market. Key points: Heads of...

Crown Casino takes huge revenue hit as wealthy Chinese gamblers desert Burswood precinct

Chinese high rollers are deserting James Packer’s Perth casino in droves, putting at risk one of the key strategies behind Crown’s $650 million redevelopment.

Kung Fu Komedy: How Melbourne’s Andy Curtain opened the only comedy club in mainland...

Mainland China may have more than 1.3 billion people, but it only has one stand-up comedy club. Melbourne-born comedian Andy Curtain started producing comedy shows...

‘Tear it down’: PM lays into TikTok after ‘harmful’ video goes viral

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has a “serious concern” over the safety of children on social media after a “disgraceful” video went viral this week on TikTok.

China increases its stake in Australian land

Chinese investors have added another 50,000 hectares to their Australian property portfolio, taking the total area of property under Chinese control to more than...

Fire rips through Chinese restaurant at Para Vista

A BUSINESS owner whose month-old restaurant was badly damaged by fire overnight says the site has been plagued by four fires in 20 years .

Australia must be China-ready to capitalise on its unique tourism, Deloitte report says

They are cashed-up millennials in their late 20s and early 30s, they are social media savvy and are looking for distinctly Australian sights and...
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This woman was jailed in China because she worked for Crown casino

Multiple sources have also confirmed that prior to the arrests, Crown told its Chinese staff to falsely claim to Chinese authorities they were not working for Crown in China but were working in other locations.

Coal price drops one third as China shuts door on Australian imports until 2019

Limits to imports were initially put in place in the middle of this year but now Chinese authorities have stopped all imports of coal from across the globe and the ban is not expected to be lifted until early 2019.