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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Chinese ‘Uber for bikes’ company eyes Adelaide

Beijing-based bicycle sharing company Ofo reportedly plans to deploy 20 million bikes and expand its app-based service to more than 100 cities across the...

Australia abandoned plans for Taiwanese free trade agreement after warning from China

Australia walked away from plans for a free trade agreement with Taiwan after China warned any deal would hurt relations between Beijing and Canberra. Taiwan...

China has issued a direct warning to Australia in a blistering new editorial

CHINA has issued a stern new direct warning to Australia, saying we’re walking a “tightrope” between the US and China. In a blistering editorial, state...

Palmer blames Chinese nemesis for $2.3b loss

Embattled billionaire Clive Palmer is directly blaming his Chinese nemesis CITIC for the collapse of his nickel empire in a new legal action which claims its failure to pay him royalties meant the Queensland company folded with a personal loss to the former MP of $2.3 billion.

Power and Paranoia: Why the Chinese government aggressively pushes beyond its borders

Many of the richest Chinese, who can command every luxury and privilege at home, nonetheless prefer to live in Australia. We are the number one choice for rich Chinese looking to migrate, ahead of the US, Canada and Switzerland. This is a more telling indicator than any amount of nationalist chest-puffing and official propaganda.
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‘Communist Party of China views Australia as a vessel state’: Bronwyn Bishop

Former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bishop says as Virgin Australia struggles to keep afloat, "we have got to stop selling Australian companies to Chinese communist backed corporations".

Australia to discuss critical supply chains with Japan, India and US as China relationship...

Beijing is worried about what the so-called Quad could become and has previously labelled the group ‘an anti-China frontline’

Cash from China to Australia in 18 seconds

It turns out cash transfers into Australia from China, Thailand and Singapore can be done within 30 seconds - even if local banks are closed - according to results from a cross-border payment trial that revealed on Sunday.

Deal to be inked for Solomon Islands undersea internet cable Australia stopped China building

It is the 4,000 kilometre cable that Canberra did not want Beijing to build. But today, Australian and Solomon Islands officials will sign up to...

‘No alternative’ to South China Sea exercises, John Howard says

John Howard has hardened his position on the South China Sea, predicting Australia would even­tually join US-led freedom-of-navigation exercises to “hold the ring” against Chinese expansion.

Cairns gets direct Chinese flights

China Southern Airlines will operate the flights three times a week over three years in a deal struck betwen the Queensland Government and Cairns Airport.

Australian executives aren’t equipped to do business in Asia: report

Five years after the release of the Asian Century White Paper, the nation's top 200 companies are not "Asia ready" and not using local talent to tap into a rapidly growing market.