Project Dragon and China’s attempts to reclaim money from inside Australia

China has recruited the services of former police detectives in Australia and other Western countries to help it recover millions of dollars in alleged "hot money" taken out of the country.

China, not the house price downturn, the major risk to Australia’s economy, says Deloitte

An economic forecaster says China, not the local housing market downturn, could be the major swing factor for Australia's economy in the year ahead. Key...

Rich Chinese chase Australian bargains as house prices soften

The Chinese are getting richer and many are keen for a bargain in the softer Australian market, according to a new report released today.

Housing downturn could worsen, depending on US-China trade war: IMF

Australia is on the final leg of its economic recovery since the end of the mining boom, according to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF)...

Ausin Chinese agency collapses, 130 housing settlements lost

Residential project marketer and sales agency Ausin Group's offices in China have collapsed leaving behind a trail of 130 failed settlements of houses and apartments...

Chinese buyers set to keep underpinning Australian home prices: analysts

Almost one in four new homes in NSW is being snapped up by a Chinese buyer, according to Credit Suisse analysis of NSW Revenue figures,...

Chinese developers ‘walking away’ from Australian projects amid lack of finance

A landmark Sydney property at Circular Quay, bought by Chinese commercial property giant Dalian Wanda Group, is now flanked by blank hoardings. At one point...

Chinese property buyers face tighter rules as real estate agents go for broke in...

Cashed-up Chinese property hunters will be treated to helicopter rides and "money-can't-buy" experiences when they flock to Australia next week, but higher taxes and...

Coming soon: Buyer frenzy from China

SYDNEY estate agents will be seeking out buyers who’ll be here from China next week on potential fly’n’buy visits. The National Day Golden Week is...

Melbourne top for Chinese property buyers

Melbourne has cemented its status as most popular city in Australia for Chinese buyers of residential real estate, two sets of new figures show. The...
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‘I will not repent’: Andrew Hastie refuses to back down on China

Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has refused to apologise for criticising China after being told he would need to “repent” to visit the country.

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...
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‘Beggars belief’ why a free state like Victoria is ‘on the kow-tow to China’

Sky News host Peta Credlin says at a time when China is "attacking the livelihoods" of Victoria's barley farmers and sabotaging the national economy the state is "cuddling up to China in the hope of getting access to cheap money".

Suspicion falls on China after cyber attack on Australian Parliament — and it’s not...

It took less than an hour after the first report of a cyber attack on the Australian Parliament for suspicion to fall on China. Australia's...

Rio Tinto’s NSW coal mines taken over by China-backed Yancoal

After a protracted bidding war, Rio Tinto shareholders have finally decided to sell its NSW coal assets to China-backed miner Yancoal. Key points: Yancoal is...

Australian professors and universities are being shamed into apologizing for offending Chinese students

Chinese students at universities in Australia have their professors walking on eggshells. Since May, there have been at least four incidents where international students from...

Australia not ruling out China trade sanctions

Australia has "sympathy" with calls to impose trade sanctions on countries such as China in retaliation for giving North Korea an economic lifeline.

Produce from Adelaide’s northern suburbs could soon be hitting shelves in China following trade...

MORE northern produce and wine could soon be hitting shelves across the world following talks last week between local companies and a delegate of...

Australia’s fortunes are linked to China’s economy — for better or worse

Australia's dependence on Chinese money has been a blessing for the local economy, but it could unravel painfully if China's economic slowdown worsens.

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...

Fears of Chinese exodus from Sydney property market

THERE are nascent signs Chinese foreign buyers have toned down their enthusiastic buying of Sydney property. There are three pinpointed causes. Firstly, Beijing has narrowed...

Amy Lyons, 24yo star of Chinese social media, takes stock of ‘quirky’ career path

Estimated to be worth billions of dollars, China's throngs of internet celebrities, known as Wang Hongs in Chinese, are big business.