Austrade China mission targets flight-training demand

Australia’s aviation training providers are trying to steal a march on rivals from the US and other nations in tapping China’s aviation boom. The Australian...

Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines set to start direct flights from China to Darwin ‘within months’

YEARS of backroom lobbying by the current and former governments could see direct flights from China landing in Darwin within months. The Chinese Civil Aviation...

Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti: China is the future for us

Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday that Hong Kong was the perfect gateway to China. "You're geographically situated in a...
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Suspected China defence leak a wake-up call for Australia

An alleged Chinese ‘spy plot’ in the UK should be a wake-up call for Australia, an expert has warned. British counterterrorism police are investigating an...

Huawei: NZ bars Chinese firm on national security fears

New Zealand has become the latest country to block a proposal to use telecoms equipment made by China's Huawei because of national security concerns. Spark...

Pilbara Minerals soars on Chinese deal

Shares in Pilbara Minerals surged yesterday after the company confirmed it had signed a funding and off-take arrangement with China’s Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium for...

Peter Dutton: China accuses home affairs minister of ‘shocking’ and ‘malicious’ slur

The home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has launched a wide-ranging attack on the Chinese Communist party, accusing it of engineering a series of cyber-attacks on...

Record migration to Melbourne is changing the face of our city

MIGRANTS now comprise up to 80 per cent of residents in some Melbourne suburbs as the city continues to be transformed by a record...

Hong Kong protesters in Australia to meet with students after university clashes

High-profile student protesters from Hong Kong have arrived in Australia for meetings in Melbourne and Canberra, as demonstrations across the Asian city continue into their third month.

‘Hundreds of millions of dollars at risk’: China blocks Australian beef exports

Hundreds of millions of dollars in Australian beef exports are at stake after China raised concerns about the labelling of some recent shipments.

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.

Chinese communist party congress outcomes crucial to Australia’s future

The Soviet-style rituals in Beijing today may look arcane — the Great Hall of the People suffused in red, a giant hammer and sickle...

Australia in the firing line as Trump, Pyongyang and now China talk of war

A mad man in Pyongyang with a growing arsenal of missiles and nuclear weapons. A US president thought by much of the world to...

Businessman loses $277,000 deposit on Bellevue Hill trophy home

IT WAS supposed to secure his dream home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, but $277,000 has evaporated into thin air. Property developer Peter Zhu has forfeited...

How basketball and soccer helped sell Australian wines to Chinese millennials

Catching the attention of Chinese millennials by sponsoring American basketball and English soccer might not seem the obvious way to promote Australian wines in China. But the tactic...