China and Indonesia staged a joint naval exercise in the Java Sea only days after Beijing offered to recover the sunken KRI Nanggala 402 off Bali for free
Iron ore hit a record $US200 a tonne on Friday as concerns about Beijing’s dispute with Canberra prompt China’s importers to store up the critical resource.
China has sent a message that dialogue at the political level will be cut off after the superpower suspended the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue.
Defence Minister Peter Dutton has vowed to call out China for its acts of aggression, declaring everyday Australians understood the threats posed by Beijing.
As diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Canberra worsened, the ABC’s foreign correspondent and his partner had to leave everything – immediately.
Chinese authorities have said the changes are aimed at getting rid of loopholes and deficiencies that threaten national security.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne welcomes the Biden administration’s guarantee that the US will not grant China any improvement in relations until Beijing stops its economic coercion of Australia.
The report punctures a counter-narrative pushed by Trump’s allies that China was interfering on Biden’s behalf, concluding that Beijing “did not deploy interference efforts.”
The tough lockdown measures have sparked anxiety among expats who are still coming to grips with the implications of national security laws imposed by Beijing.
Skyscrapers in the centre of Beijing appeared to drop from sight and more than 400 flights out of the capital’s two main airports were cancelled amid high winds and low […]
China’s tactics are two-fold. It is simultaneously raising doubts about the limited independent coverage of its government, while expelling the few journalists left to give a picture of its intentions.
A new 25,000-page report quotes Uighur exiles and Chinese government documents detailing China’s treatment of an estimated population of 12 million Uighurs.
Australia’s former top diplomat says the government needs to approach China with “more nuance” and be wary of being drawn into a United States policy of confrontation with Beijing.
The Morrison government will face significant pressure to join US military action in the Taiwan Strait if Beijing carries out its threats.
There is concern Australian academics are giving Beijing access to their technologies and inventions through talent recruitment schemes controlled by the CCP.
They are businessmen born in mainland China, serve on top advisory committees to Beijing and profess patriotism for the motherland. Now, they are seeking to bring that ardour to Hong Kong, […]
The British government has reported that the number of confirmed deaths has passed 80,000.
Clips of the chaotic scenes from Washington have aired repeatedly on Chinese state television in a propaganda opportunity too good to miss.
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China has cancelled all big sporting events in Beijing after diagnosing four coronavirus cases, while France gets first case of more infectious COVID strain.
An Australian writer detained in China for almost two years has been interrogated more than 300 times in a Beijing prison.
The country has approved three made-in-China candidate vaccines for emergency use, and a fourth for military use.
For all its bluster over human rights, is the West really willing to give up lucrative ties with Beijing? We condemn with one voice while quietly continuing to invest with […]
The official report quoting China’s reform commission is the most direct statement to date of an outright ban.
A publishing tycoon and a prominent critic of the Chinese Communist Party, Lai has been charged under the new national security law imposed by Beijing.
The Victorian Premier says any federal government move to tear up the state’s trade deal with China will only escalate tensions with Beijing.
China has five vaccines in final trials worldwide and governments grappling with a third wave are desperate to sign up despite questions about results.
Former ambassador Dave Sharma says Australian security agencies should harness the Chinese community in the same way they have cooperated with Muslim leaders.
From the time Gough Whitlam set foot in China during the early 1970s to establish diplomatic relations, Australia’s ties with the communist state have been largely based on mutual self-interest.
The Office of National Intelligence has confidentially briefed the government that many of Australia’s most popular Chinese-language news outlets have been co-opted by Beijing.