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 values, Australia’s interests – Foreign policy under a Shorten Labor government

On Wednesday 1 May, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Penny Wong gave a speech titled ‘Australian values, Australia’s interests - Foreign policy under...

Australia extends coronavirus ban on travel from China into fourth week

The Australian government has extended its ban on international arrivals who have travelled through China for a fourth week due to the novel coronavirus crisis, despite the increasing pressure on the economy and the start of the university year.

Why Australian universities have upset Chinese students

In four prominent cases in recent months, Chinese students at Australian universities have complained about teaching materials being incorrect or insulting to China. The incidents...

Morrison toughens stance on China, US over ‘collateral damage’ on trade

While the speech does not set out specific changes to the WTO or other trade rules, it accepts that change is needed to deal with the rising trade tensions.

Scott Morrison to reveal $3bn in Pacific funding to counter Chinese influence

Scott Morrison will unveil a $2bn infrastructure financing facility for the Pacific as part of new measures designed to project Australia as the region’s principal...

Rio Tinto watching for revival in China iron ore mining

Rio Tinto chief executive Jean Sebastien Jacques said he has no real concerns about China's iron ore demand in 2017, and the indications for 2018 are positive.

China overtakes Australia in university humanities ranking

Australia has surrendered its claim to the Asia Pacific’s best arts university, in the latest sign that local higher education is giving ground to...

Australia warns it can’t stop the spread of coronavirus from overseas

Australia’s chief medical officer said on Monday it was no longer possible to completely prevent people with the coronavirus from entering the country, citing concerns about outbreaks in Japan and South Korea.

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...

200 Years On, Chinese-Australians Are Still Proving They Belong

Out of a pile of papers on her dining table, Man-Yee Leanfore, 70, pulled out one: a copy of an old immigration document from...

Australia stuck in the middle of the US and China as tensions rise

Tensions have risen at the APEC Summit as the United States and China comes to blows — and now Australia is caught in the...

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,...