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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China’s overreach is testing Australia in four key ways

The people of Hong Kong are waging a desperate, last-gasp effort to keep their liberties. Australia should heed their lesson and stand up now.

The remarkable photo with Xi Jinping that helped Blackmores crack China

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China’s plan to develop Samoan port a regional security concern

China is negotiating to fund the redevelopment of a coral-choked port in Samoa, in a move seen to have major economic and strat­egic implications...

Hong Kong protesters in Australia to meet with students after university clashes

High-profile student protesters from Hong Kong have arrived in Australia for meetings in Melbourne and Canberra, as demonstrations across the Asian city continue into their third month.

Australia’s largest maritime exercise underway with China participating for first time

The Australian naval fleet commander has called on his counterparts — including those from China — to respect "freedom of navigation" and promote "free...

Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says Turnbull, Bishop neglected concerns about China in the Pacific

Outgoing international development minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has accused Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop of failing to back her up after she criticised China's aid...

Australia denies citizenship to Chinese political donor Huang Xiangmo and strips his permanent residency

Australia has stripped Chinese billionaire political donor Huang Xiangmo of permanent residency and killed off his citizenship application. Key points: Huang Xiangmo and his companies...

Chinese climate impacts will hit Australian economy

Two vital questions for Australia are the extent to which climate change impacts in China could damage the Australian economy, and the regional strategic consequences should climate impacts in China undermine domestic political stability.

Chinese demand for Melbourne property to cool for remainder of year

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Australia warns diplomats after China praises ‘patriotic’ clashes with pro-Hong Kong protesters

Marise Payne says Australia would be concerned if diplomatic representatives undermined free speech

China has built ‘massive global data-collection ecosystem’ to boost its interests

Chinese use state-owned enterprises, local tech companies and foreign partnerships, ASPI report says

Australia revokes Chinese scholar visas and targets media officials, prompting furious China response

Senior Chinese media officials in Australia have been targeted and the visas of two leading Chinese scholars have been revoked in an unprecedented foreign interference investigation into a NSW political staffer, provoking a furious response from the Chinese Government.