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Glamorous Chinese businesswoman who boasted about her influence on Australian politicians hails Xi Jinping...

Jean Dong, 33, is emerging as a key player in the unfolding political stoush; She has praised Chinese president Xi Jinping for his handling of COVID-19; She is the chief executive of Australia-China Belt and Road Initiative company .

Australia ramps up pressure on China with backing of US and Japan

The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra’s concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been “unsatisfactory”, said China’s top diplomat Wang Yi after meeting his Australian counterpart.

‘Predatory habits’: US to ask Australia to help counter China

The Trump administration will next week talk to Australia on stepping up efforts to counter China's grab for international sea lanes and its "pernicious...

The Australia-China Relations Institute doesn’t belong at UTS

Last month eight of Australia’s top journalists visited China for a week as guests of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). They were greeted by top Communist Party officials and toured some of China’s new infrastructure projects.

Breaking into the Chinese daigou market

"Chinese students or immigrants were being requested by their friends and family back home to purchase Australian products," says McDougall, the founder of a new e-commerce venture DaigouSales.

Universities sell out national interests to China’s benefit

Foreign interference is a threat to the Australian way of life. The Chinese Communist Party has exerted influence so adroitly that university leaders either believe they are capable of taming the dragon or care more for foreign funds than the national interest.

China’s overreach is testing Australia in four key ways

The people of Hong Kong are waging a desperate, last-gasp effort to keep their liberties. Australia should heed their lesson and stand up now.

Chinese developer to bring $800m Aussie Legends World to the Gold Coast

A Chinese theme park giant has been given permission to develop an $800 million "Australian Legends World" on the Gold Coast.

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...

Mr Bra’s home the latest in $350m spending spree by Chinese buyer

The son of one of China's richest men "Jeremy" Jianmin Song has ramped up his push to buy Australian assets with the $18.75 million...

‘Not sensible’: Scott Morrison delivers stern warning to China

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a stern warning to China that his government will not relent to Beijing’s demands as steps are taken to resurrect their struggling relationship.

‘Amazon of China’ Alibaba already has supermarkets. Now it wants our food

The business world may be enthralled with Amazon's moves to become a major supermarket player, but Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is already...