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...

The Labor Party, Chinese property developer Huang Xiangmo, and the seat in the NSW...

When Chinese President Xi Jinping came to power at the beginning of November 2012, one of the first things he did was announce a...

Dastyari in hot water over China links

A high-profile Chinese donor reportedly pulled out of a promised $400,000 pledge after Labor criticised China's activity in the South China Sea. In a speech...

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...

Liberal Andrew Robb took $880k China job as soon as he left Parliament

Former Australian trade minister Andrew Robb walked straight out of Parliament last year and into an $880,000-a-year job with a billionaire closely aligned to...

Sheri Yan, jailed for bribing UN official, was target of secret ASIO raid in...

Agents from the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) found a cache of secret government files when they broke into a Canberra home in October...

Australia does not have to choose between US and China, says US ambassador

As he leans back in his chair in a Perth hotel lobby, James Carouso cuts a relaxed figure. A career diplomat with a background in...

Beijing reacts to Richardson’s China espionage claim

China is conducting extensive espionage against Australia, Australia's most senior defence department official said on Friday, in a rare public accusation against its largest...

Chinese bank ‘training money’ used as real Australian $100 notes in Darwin

Fake Australian $100 notes supposed to be used to train Chinese bank tellers have made their way to Darwin where people are using them...
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China ramps up soft power push in Australia with marketing campaign for state-owned broadcaster

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Brisbane education industry unfazed by bad Chinese press

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Penny Wong warns against ‘racial fault lines from past’ betraying China ties

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Security experts warn MPs against using China’s Telstra Tough T55 handset

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Rundown of China’s spy agencies will make uncomfortable reading for some

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‘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.

China’s thirst for baby formula creating problems for Australian shoppers and staff

Retail staff are being abused by Chinese personal shoppers and are concerned about their safety at work while they attempt to police the purchase of baby formula in Australian supermarkets.