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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Record migration to Melbourne is changing the face of our city

MIGRANTS now comprise up to 80 per cent of residents in some Melbourne suburbs as the city continues to be transformed by a record...

‘Overreaction’: China students stuck as Australia closes border

A ban on non-citizens travelling from or through China is leading to chaos in Australia’s university sector.

Swamp in Australia that needs to drained

The call by the Australian government to investigate the origin of the Covid-19 virus had led to an embargo on Australian products by the CCP.

China’s ambition knows no bounds and we’re finding out the hard way

Scott Morrison is clear-eyed about the challenge and opportunities for Australia in China's astonishing rise — in mineral resources, its education, investment and research cooperation.

Chinese community reacts to anti same-sex marriage pamphlets

Pamphlets made by the Australian Chinese for Families Association to oppose same-sex marriage have drawn a range of reactions. The association was co-founded by Dr...

Chinese investors in Australian farms urged to win a ‘social licence’

Chinese investors wanting to buy Australian farms or agribusinesses must obtain "broad community approval" if they want to operate in Australia, according to a new report to be released in Beijing on Thursday.

Australian Warships Sent to South China Sea for Military Excercises

A SMALL armada of Australian warships is headed north towards the South China Sea in a gritty show of resolve, but the Turnbull government...

Chinese retreat from Australian property market

Chinese property buyers are turning away from Australian housing as efforts by regulators in both countries to slow investment begin to bite. Chinese buyers, who make up about 80...

Mike Pompeo urges Australia to stand up for itself over trade with China

Mike Pompeo urges Australia to stand up for itself over trade with China US secretary of state dismisses warning by top security analyst, arguing ‘you can sell your soul for a pile of soy beans or you can protect your people’

Contract cattle kills sought by beef company, with sights set on Chinese supermarket trade

The demand for cheaper supermarket beef in China has prompted a new Australian joint-venture to directly source and process cattle for boxed export. While the...

New Zealand, Australia tighten lockdown to combat coronavirus

New Zealand on Saturday announced the world’s tightest border controls to combat the spread of coronavirus, requiring all incoming travellers, including its own citizens, to self-isolate for two weeks starting midnight Sunday.

Cattle queen Gina Rinehart turns her focus to China with new deal

Last year, Gina Rinehart claimed the position of Australia’s cattle queen; now her agribusiness ambitio­n is firmly international, with plans under way to develop the nation’s live cattle trade into a $2 billion industry.