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Deal to be inked for Solomon Islands undersea internet cable Australia stopped China building

It is the 4,000 kilometre cable that Canberra did not want Beijing to build. But today, Australian and Solomon Islands officials will sign up to...

China Inquiry: Stand up for sovereignty and economic independence

The Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth is inquiring into the 2018-19 annual reports of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), to understand the need for Australia to diversify its trade markets and foreign investment profile.

Dastyari in hot water over China links

A high-profile Chinese donor reportedly pulled out of a promised $400,000 pledge after Labor criticised China's activity in the South China Sea. In a speech...

China now owns 10 times the amount of Australian land it did last year

The amount of Australian farm land owned by Chinese interests has surged tenfold in the past year, climbing above 14 million hectares or 2.5 per...

Chinese investors pounce on Badgerys Creek airport land as prices set to soar

CHINESE developers and local investors are swooping on Badgerys Creek real ­estate amid speculation property prices in the area could double by the time...

Australia stuck in the middle of the US and China as tensions rise

Tensions have risen at the APEC Summit as the United States and China comes to blows — and now Australia is caught in the...

Blackmores plunges on Chinese buyer exodus

The new chief executive of Blackmores says there's little prospect of a quick return of the flood of Chinese tourists and entrepreneurs buying up...

Coal in decline: Adani in question and Australia out of step

“It is becoming clear that Chinese coal demand has peaked,” he went on. “The outlook for imports [to] India and other countries is uncertain.”

Australia not ready for Chinese tourism boom: ACBC

Former Victorian premier John Brumby has rejected concerns about China's influence in Australia higher education sector, while at the same time warning that Australia is not ready for a massive boom in Chinese tourism.

Amid China tensions, Australia signs comprehensive strategic partnership with India

The new comprehensive strategic partnership is Australia's fourth, following agreements with China, Singapore and Indonesia.

China’s big spenders a tourism boon for South Australia, new survey finds

THE number of Chinese tourists who visited South Australia during the 2017 financial year increased by more than 50 per cent on the previous...

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.