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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Rise of China’s army of ‘personal shoppers’

Sales by so-called daigous of Australian goods to Chinese consumers, such as baby formula and health products, could easily triple over the next two...

‘We’re going to need the Australians’: Pompeo lays out contest with China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said global institutions trying to deal with an aggressive China are no longer fit for purpose, in part because Australia does not have a leading role in many of them.

Margaret River wine producers see big future in exports to China as demand grows

China is now the biggest export destination for Australian wine, and Margaret River winemakers are hopeful for their future in a market tipped to...

There is no substitute for US-Australia economic mateship, not even China

Dichotomies are intellectually seductive, making a complex world easy to navigate. Good and bad, left and right, or – as we often encounter in...

Australia’s states are growing closer to China as the federal relationship remains strained

It is a warm spring night and Government House in Perth is illuminated with a red, China themed glow.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra celebrates 45 years of China-Australia relations

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has celebrated 45 years of bilateral relations between Australian and China by performing to audiences in Shanghai and Beijing. The Sydney...

Scott Morrison takes veiled swipe at China during visit to Vietnam

Scott Morrison never mentioned China by name, but one word in his speech last night revealed what he really thinks about the superpower.

Scott Morrison meets Chinese Premier as Australia hopes to emerge from diplomatic freezer

Prime Minister Morrison arrived in Bangkok ahead of the East Asia Summit. China denied there has been a "historical feud" between Canberra and Beijing

Nuclear secrets and deadly coffees: A look at Australian fake news on Chinese social...

Like many people around the world, citizens in China are now getting much of their news from social media instead of traditional news outlets. Key...

Census 2016: Migrants make a cosmopolitan country

Australian migrants have to really want to come to this country. We are not like Europe or Africa or the Americas where migrants can trek from one country to another across a land border.

China increases its stake in Australian land

Chinese investors have added another 50,000 hectares to their Australian property portfolio, taking the total area of property under Chinese control to more than...

Chinese tourists won’t be weapons for much longer

A senior official at China CYTS Tours Holding Co. Ltd., a powerful state-owned Chinese tour operator, summarized the decision-making process: "How warmly a country treats tourists could also affect Chinese citizens' choices of travel destinations."