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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New Zealand backs Taiwan joining the WHO despite China rebuke

New Zealand’s foreign minister has said the country has to stand up for itself after China warned its call for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) could damage bilateral ties.

The Seven Group is getting out of China and looking for acquisitions

The Seven Group has sold WesTrac China, its Caterpillar franchise, for $540 million to Lei Shing Hong Machinery Limited. WesTrac China started in 2001 in...

Malcolm Turnbull faces fresh leak after calling China a ‘frenemy’

MALCOLM Turnbull has reportedly labelled China a “frenemy” of Australia at a public event in Sydney. The report comes one day after audio surfaced of...

China Australia: A marriage of more than convenience

The mutual dependency is undeniable: China has been Australia’s largest trading partner since 2010. Total two-way trade in the 2016 fiscal year was $A150 billion; Australian exports to China were $A86 billion.

Following the money: where China’s $40bn investment in Australia is going

New data out on Chinese investment in Australia has revealed that while the mining industry is the dominant destination of funds, investment in real...

BHP set to reap rewards from events in China

Elliott may have 5 per cent of BHP but it is dealing with a transformed company. Let me introduce the new BHP.

Victorian man charged as brutal attack on kangaroo goes viral on Chinese social media

A 43-year-old man has been charged with destroying protected wildlife after the brutal killing of a kangaroo went viral on social media.

Beijing reacts to Richardson’s China espionage claim

China is conducting extensive espionage against Australia, Australia's most senior defence department official said on Friday, in a rare public accusation against its largest...

‘No more Huawei’: Vodafone CEO expects telcos to dump Chinese suppliers

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta believes the government's decision to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment providers from Australia's high-speed 5G rollout means Huawei...

Turnbull government carefully tackles Chinese interference

The Turnbull government has expressed in strong terms its displeasure with the way Chinese diplomats deal with Chinese citizens in Australia. The Chinese embassy in...

China heads for a trade recession as exports crash 20pc, and that’s bad news...

China's export effort appears to have finally cracked under sustained pressure from US tariffs and a slowdown in global trade Key points: China's trade surplus...

Chinese developer Phillip Lee sparks ire of his Port Stephens neighbours with a quarry...

Chinese property developer Phillip Dong Fang Lee has again left locals in the Port Stephens area near his Bundabah property up in arms, this...