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Chinese buyers snap up storied Double Bay hotel

Sydney’s wealthy eastern suburbs are attracting a host of aggressive Chinese development and investment groups seeking to cash in on the rising demand for...

ChAFTA worker influx ‘a trickle, not flood’ despite union fears

The nation’s most powerful union leaders have exaggerated an “unlimited” surge of Chinese workers coming into Australia under a free-trade deal, with new figures...

Project Dragon and China’s attempts to reclaim money from inside Australia

China has recruited the services of former police detectives in Australia and other Western countries to help it recover millions of dollars in alleged "hot money" taken out of the country.

Offensive flyers targeting Chinese students found at Melbourne universities

Melbourne University student Lisa Lu tweeted that she was "shocked" to see the post on the east gate of the Doug McDonnell building at Melbourne University on Monday.

‘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...

Chinese government denies visas for trip organised by Bob Carr’s think tank

The deterioration in relations between Beijing and Canberra now appears to be affecting even the most China-friendly voices in Australia, with trips to the...

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.

‘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".

Detention of an Australian in China is Canberra’s worst nightmare

At around 4.30pm on Tuesday, officials at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra were alerted to concerns that Australian-Chinese writer Yang...

Universities must accept China’s directives on Confucius Institutes, contracts reveal

Australian universities hosting Chinese government-funded education centres have signed agreements explicitly stating they must comply with Beijing's decision-making authority over teaching at the facilities.

Warehouses full of baby formula headed to China

A BABY formula warehouse loaded with pallets, shopping bags and trolleys of tins stripped from supermarket shelves to be sent to China has been uncovered.

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.