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Chinese icebreaker Xue Long’s summer visits to inject $2.5m to Tasmanian economy: Premier

Chinese icebreaker Xue Long will dock in Hobart twice over summer, with the Tasmanian Government estimating the two port calls will inject $2.5 million...

China’s censorship fingers reach into our cyberspace

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Australia in March, one social media platform lit up with an unusual question: “Will you go to welcome...

Are Chinese investors turning their backs on Australia after the foreign buyer tax hike?

Most Sydneysiders think foreigners shouldn’t be able to buy property ‘Subtle’ 2017 budget change affects thousands of sellers Federal budget 2017: Five housing...

Union warning on Chinese plans to dump excess steel in Australia

Uncertainty about the global impact of a US move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports on national security grounds has triggered calls...

Labor calls for increased pressure on China over alleged mass detention of Uighur Muslims

The Labor Party has called on the Morrison Government to increase pressure on China over the reported mass detention of Uighur Muslims. Key points: It...

NT businesses welcome Chinese investment despite reluctance over ‘new Silk Road’

Northern Territory businesses looking to grow in a slowing economy are turning to one of the biggest economic and geopolitical expansions the world has...

Penny Wong warns against ‘racial fault lines from past’ betraying China ties

The shadow foreign minister and Labor’s Senate leader, Penny Wong, will use a keynote speech to the Australia China Business Council to argue that politicians...

Chinese personal shoppers claim ‘biased’ media reports have exposed them to abuse

Verbally abused and threatened in stores, Chinese personal shoppers — known as daigou — are feeling the brunt of what they claim are "biased"...

End the isolation of Chinese students in Australia

In 1989, Liu Xiaobo rushed to Beijing to join student protesters at Tiananmen Square. He was a devoted fighter not just for the rights of pro-democracy students, but all Chinese people. When Liu said "I have no enemies", he meant it.

China-obsessed Australia to wake up, smell hard landing

Pippa Malmgren cannot get over the fact Australia has tied itself to the low-value end of the Chinese economy but doesn’t want anything to do with China’s greatest economic initiative since the Great Wall.

Morrison says China knows ‘where Australia is coming from’, after meeting Chinese vice-president

Scott Morrison seized the opportunity of his Jakarta weekend visit for Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s inauguration to obtain a meeting with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan.

‘There’s no doubt this is the potential beginning of a trade war’

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said on Tuesday night that the restrictions on Australian beef exporters were due to violations of quarantine and custom standards. Mr Zhao criticised Australia’s pursuit of the coronavirus inquiry for "political reasons".