Gold Coast LNP Chinese Heritage Branch gets mixed reception

A CHINESE-only branch of the Liberal National Party has formed on the Gold Coast, dividing the party faithful. The Gold Coast LNP Chinese Heritage Branch...

Chinese snap up more shares in Santos

Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital has increased its stake in Santos to 15 per cent by snapping up another 48 million shares in the Australian energy firm overnight.
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Australian Crown Resorts staff jailed in China won’t be deported

wo Australian Crown Resorts employees released from a Shanghai jail had received especially generous treatment in being allowed to remain in China, say court...

Corporate concern over China tensions harming trade

Australian business leaders have urged the federal government to support China’s Belt and Road Initiative amid increasing concerns that political tensions between Canberra and...

China’s richest have $30 trillion to spend, and more investing in Australia

Australia is the third most popular destination for ultra-rich Chinese to invest wealth offshore and it's closing the gap on other countries, a new report shows.

Rio Tinto backs China’s strength as dividends surge

Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques has delivered a bullish assessment of the outlook for the Chinese economy for the next two years as he rewarded investors with the biggest interim dividend in the miner's history.

Chinese Buyers Helped Boost Australian Home Prices. Now They’re Leaving

As real-estate agent Adam Wong works through Australia’s worst property downturn in decades, he’s also found himself at the mercy of China’s slowing economy. In...

Australia among worst hit in trade war between US and China

A recent analysis of multinational companies' exposure to the Chinese market has revealed that Australia has among the most to lose in the event...

China’s ‘hybrid war’: Beijing’s mass surveillance of Australia and the world for secrets and...

A Chinese company with links to Beijing's military and intelligence networks has been amassing a vast database of detailed personal information on thousands of Australians, including prominent and influential figures.

Tourism Minister Steve Ciobo hypes Gold Coast during Beijing promo to Chinese travel bosses

FEDERAL Tourism Minister Steve Ciobo says his only concern for the Gold Coast and country with soaring Chinese tourism is accommodating them all.

Australia announces new ‘Space Command’ defense agency

Australia has launched a space-focused defense agency, The Defence Space Command, to confront Russia and China's space ambitions.

Don’t be silenced, top diplomat tells Australian unis amid China concerns

Australia's Foreign Affairs boss has urged universities to better protect themselves from the rising influence of the Chinese Communist Party, asking students to engage...

Morrison says China knows ‘where Australia is coming from’, after meeting Chinese vice-president

Scott Morrison seized the opportunity of his Jakarta weekend visit for Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s inauguration to obtain a meeting with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan.

Chinese investment in Australian real estate booms to record levels, reaching $24 billion in...

  Chines investors spent $24 billion on Australian real estate in the last year The figure, compiled by Chinese website Juwai.com, is up $6 billion...