Opaque new measures to limit abortion and increase the birth rate have prompted widespread concern among China’s new generation of empowered women.
The move comes as Hong Kong’s property gauge dropped the most since May 2020 amid growing investor angst about China’s real estate crackdown and worries that Beijing may tighten grip […]
Shortly after condemning Australia, the US and the UK for forming AUKUS, China applied to join the trans-pacific trade deal established to isolate Beijing.
The Prime Minister’s new defence pact with the US and Britain will not deliver Australia a submarine that it can use for at least 20 years. But this deal is […]
At AUSMIN meetings in Washington, top US officials said they did not expect any kind of “quid pro quo” from Australia in return for sharing its highly prized submarine secrets.
Only China could enforce a scheme to limit children’s video game time to three one-hour sessions across the weekend.
The new rules are part of a major shift by Beijing to strengthen control over key sectors of its economy, including tech, education and property.
In giving up on Afghanistan, Biden has undercut America’s position everywhere.
The US departure from Afghanistan reduces Washington’s influence in a region near China. However, it’s not clear how much Beijing will benefit.
Artists say the star is providing “soft propaganda” as she skips quarantine to film Expats, a “Sex in the City meets Lost in Translation” series for Amazon.
The price of Chinese cooperation and economic investment is for an Islamist Afghanistan to remain silent on the plight of more than 1 million Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang.
While ‘black sites’ are common in China, a 26-year-old woman’s account is the only testimony known to experts that Beijing has set one up in another country.
Pony.ai has reportedly put on hold plans to go public on Wall Street after it failed to gain assurances from Beijing that it would not become a target of a […]
Colleagues and friends of Australian TV journalist Cheng Lei have made a plea to Beijing on the anniversary of her arrest.
China is on the verge of toppling the US for the first time since Beijing 2008. But if it matched its squad with its territorial goals, it would have another […]
Tom Green was fixated with Ken Wallace’s feats in Beijing, and he’s calling on all of his idol’s experience to help him to a first canoe sprint Olympic final.
When a small group of armed insurgents in cars arrived in a village in the Wakhan Corridor, it put a sharp focus on Beijing’s role in Afghanistan.
China’s would-be microchip champion looks more like a national disappointment and is a setback in Xi Jinping’s quest for semiconductor self-reliance.
Jack Marton has been to the Olympics before, in Beijing in 2008 and Rio in 2016 to support his sisters, so thought he knew what he would be in for […]
Fifty years ago, a junior Australian diplomat learned about Henry Kissinger’s covert mission to Beijing. What happened next had real consequences in Canberra.
Johnson does not want “an anti-China spirit” to “pitchfork away every investment from China” but pressed pause on the buyout of a semiconductor maker.
President Xi Jinping appeared on the big screen at a Beijing gala celebrating the party’s history, ahead of his public address from Tiananmen Square on Thursday.
Even though the first known COVID-19 outbreak originated in Wuhan, China has leveraged the pandemic to bolster its global reputation.
Biden says the US is in a competition with China to win the 21st century – but Beijing is on track to beat them.
The Lowy Institute’s annual poll shows trust in China has fallen to record lows and 56 per cent of Australians believe Beijing is more to blame than Canberra for tensions […]
Officials said the Hong Kong government has demanded staff sign a letter supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan.
They were introduced to the world as smiling teens in Beijing. Much water has passed between their feet since then as Emily Seebohm and Cate Campbell head to Games number […]
Survey suggests a majority of Australians believe the country should call out Beijing over its approach to Hong Kong and Taiwan, retaliate against Chinese trade sanctions and speak out on […]
Amid a warning about Jakarta’s drift towards Beijing, Australia is set to reinforce the importance of its relationship with the south-east Asian neighbour.
US President Joe Biden also says Beijing must “act more responsibly in terms of international norms, human rights and transparency”.