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 police seize fake Penfolds, Swisse, Blackmores in multi-million-dollar counterfeiting crackdown

Police in southern China have seized more than 30 million yuan ($6.3 million) worth of counterfeit products, including large hauls of popular Australian-branded wines,...

Australia to bear brunt of China virus slowdown

A leading currency analyst has warned that the potential impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the world economy has been understated, with Australia among...

Australia the canary in China’s coalmine: Bannon

Former Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon says Australia ­delivered a historically important wake-up call to the US when it blew the whistle on the extent...

Australia coronavirus: F1 Grand Prix cancelled and Flight Centre to close 100 stores

The Football Federation of Australia has confirmed that A-League and W-League matches will go ahead as normal this weekend, bucking the trend for other sporting events, like the Australia v New Zealand ODI, which is playing to an empty stadium tonight.

Racist messages cause anger at Australian universities

Racist graffiti targeting Chinese students has prompted anger after it was found at two locations in an Australian university. The words "kill Chinese" were inscribed...

‘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.

Horse racing: China ‘a sleeping giant’ in Australia’s multi-million-dollar thoroughbred industry

China's growing interest in Australia's thoroughbred horse racing sector bodes well for the local industry, a breeding expert says. About half of all thoroughbred horses...

Elaborate kidnapping scam targets Chinese, Taiwanese university students in Australia

Cyber criminals are targeting Chinese and Taiwanese students in Australia via an elaborate kidnapping scam. Key points: Scammers threatening students with deportation from Australia and...

Can the Darwin Port’s 99-year lease to China be reversed? And what role, if...

Ninety-six years is a long time by any standard. Darwin was a different place back in 1923, a young city almost 20 years away...

Lynas spends $500m on production of rare earths in WA plant

Lynas said it would develop the heavy metals separation facility in the United States with Texas-based Blue Line Corp.

Chinese police to play by Australian rules under new deal

Chinese police who want to question suspects in Australia will need to obey a new set of formal rules which include having an Australian Federal...

Australia extends coronavirus ban on travel from China into fourth week

The Australian government has extended its ban on international arrivals who have travelled through China for a fourth week due to the novel coronavirus crisis, despite the increasing pressure on the economy and the start of the university year.