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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The Australia-China Relations Institute doesn’t belong at UTS

Last month eight of Australia’s top journalists visited China for a week as guests of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). They were greeted by top Communist Party officials and toured some of China’s new infrastructure projects.

Australia, Solomon Islands, PNG sign undersea cable deal amid criticism from China

The leaders of Australia, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have marked the start of a project to lay an undersea internet cable...

US-China trade tariffs could spell trouble for Australian miners

Analysts say the uncertainty following news of United States-China tariffs could cause issues for miners in Australia's biggest export state. Bell Potter Securities' Giuliano Sala...

China seeking support through diplomacy as Donald Trump puts pressure on Beijing

China is seeking to repair its troubled relationship with Australia and other countries in the region as it seeks support against US President Donald...

Australian Dollar Remains Vulnerable To China Data

Fundamental Australian Dollar Forecast: Bearish The Australian Dollar can look to a central bank decision and official GDP data this week But Aussie monetary...

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...

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...

Bellamy’s baby formula’s $1.5b Chinese takeover bid approved by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

Bellamy's is the fourth-largest baby formula producer in Australia. The Treasurer has approved the sale with conditions, including investment in Australian facilities

AGL Energy finds Chinese buyer for Moranbah gas assets

AGL Energy has finally found a buyer for its northern Queensland gas assets, striking a deal with what is thought to be a new entrant...

Credit curbs hit Chinese investment in Australian housing

THE number of foreign applications for investment in Australian housing is plunging as credit conditions tighten in China, according to Australia’s top financial bureaucrat. Treasury...

China casts long cloud over NZ poll

Concern over Chinese political donations and the use of Chinese-owned dairy farms to launch industrial balloons which allegedly can be used for missile technology have electrified New Zealand’s election campaign, where Prime Minister Bill English has rallied to be in reach of a historic victory.

Mr Bra’s home the latest in $350m spending spree by Chinese buyer

The son of one of China's richest men "Jeremy" Jianmin Song has ramped up his push to buy Australian assets with the $18.75 million...