From the kitchen table to a $35 million business: Bubs Australia

IT ALL started in a suburban kitchen on Sydney’s northern beaches. At home on maternity leave from her role as a high-flying marketing executive, local...

Julie Bishop’s attack on Labor over Chinese donations backfires

A parliamentary attack on Labor over foreign donations from Chinese supporters backfired badly on Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Wednesday when the opposition returned...

Senate candidate’s China links find $120k for Labor

The NSW Labor Party received donations totalling at least $120,000 for last year’s federal election campaign from companies with links to a Chinese-born businessman...

ALP reels after resignation and calls for China donations inquiry

Labor is reeling after an adviser resigned amid revelations that the party bankrolled its 2016 federal election campaign with the help of up to...

Bob Carr fascinates with sins of omission on Chinese influence

There are many sins of commission in Bob Carr’s crack at ­debunking his straw man version of the Four Corners-Fairfax investigation into Beijing’s influence...

China’s youngest female billionaire Zetian Zhang lists The Rocks penthouse for $18 million

Check out this week's pick of Prestige Properties. facebook twitter pinterest linkedin print Chinese rich-lister signs off on Vaucluse mansion for $36 million Penthouse at The Rocks sells for $16.2...

Chinese hardware giant opens Sydney complex

Chinese building materials and homewares company China Lesso Group Holdings is opening its first exhibition space in Australia today, as it makes a push into the local market.

Malcolm Turnbull, Bill Shorten are in step with meddling China

Here we are again with another China problem. This time it’s serious and needing a sophisticated, continuing, institutional response. But first let’s pause to celebrate...

Dastyari raised China questions days after billionaire paid his $5000 bill

In the days after Labor senator Sam Dastyari had a $5000 legal bill paid by a Chinese billionaire he asked a series of pointed...

The Labor Party, Chinese property developer Huang Xiangmo, and the seat in the NSW...

When Chinese President Xi Jinping came to power at the beginning of November 2012, one of the first things he did was announce a...
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‘The perfect crime’: Aussie business battles counterfeit wine in China

Following the discovery of 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine for sale in China in November, Wine Australia had to concede it can't keep track of the extent counterfeit Australian wine is being sold in the country.

China’s Operation Australia: The party line

The Chinese Communist Party is waging a covert campaign of influence in Australia – an aggressive form of “soft power” – and while loyalists are rewarded, dissidents live in fear.

Kidnapping phone scam targets Chinese students in Australia

The ACCC has warned Australia's Chinese community of a recurring scam that involves threats of arrest and extortion via fake kidnappings.

Australian Crown Resorts staff jailed in China won’t be deported

wo Australian Crown Resorts employees released from a Shanghai jail had received especially generous treatment in being allowed to remain in China, say court...

China’s crackdown targets ‘food safety, not Aussie dairy’

China is certainly not targeting Australian dairy products, one of the leading international experts on China’s food sector says, but it is still developing...

When Chinese State Security police knocked on ABC journalist Bill Birtles’ door, he realised...

After five years of reporting for the ABC in Beijing and seven years in the city in total, I felt nothing but deep disappointment and sadness that it was ending this way.

Chinese, Korean and Spanish websites advertise illegal pay rates as little as $4.20 an...

Four out of five businesses advertising Australian jobs on Chinese, Korean and Spanish language websites are offering illegal pay rates as low as $4.20 per hour, a new audit has found.

Australian coal prices cop a ‘belting’ as Chinese import restrictions spread

Australian thermal coal exports to China are under increasing pressure, with indications import restrictions are spreading to other key ports.

The remarkable photo with Xi Jinping that helped Blackmores crack China

"That was an interesting moment in time," she said. "My honest view was you have to persevere and stay there and keep investing in the challenging times as well as the good times."

Australian wine shipments held up at Chinese ports amid political tensions

Wine shipments from Pernod Ricard's Australian business have been held up at Chinese ports, two sources have told Reuters, the first foreign company to...

After the Fires, Australian Wineries Assess the Damage

For more than five months, bushfires blazed and smoldered along the southeast coast of Australia, burning millions of acres, destroying thousands of homes, devastating wildlife and shrouding cities in smoke.

Chinese students question Australian education sending chills through industry

The plight of a Chinese student whose parents sold their home to pay for an Australian university education but only found a job handing out product...