The new Deputy PM urged Coalition MPs to unite behind making Australia “as strong as possible as quickly as possible” when it could not rely on the US to guarantee […]
After a slew of news related to renewed crackdowns from China triggered a bitcoin selloff, chartists and analysts are turning to a sinister-sounding technical signal.
We need to understand what Isaiah Berlin called “the most important, most inhuman and still the most imperfectly understood phenomenon of our times”.
China has rejected the theory that the virus originated in a lab in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the first cases were reported.
Officials said the Hong Kong government has demanded staff sign a letter supporting Beijing’s claim to Taiwan.
In a rare move, the United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly for an arms embargo against Myanmar’s junta, although China and India abstained.
The balance of power has shifted to climate activists and could lead to Western mining companies missing out on some of the bonanza from the commodities supercycle.
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 […]
The Victorian purchase of trains including products linked to the exploited Uighur minority in China would face barriers under the bipartisan proposals.
Countries that did nothing about travel early on made the pandemic impossible to stop, former NZ PM and the investigation into the virus said.
In an address to the OEDC, the Prime Minister warned rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific were a threat to the financial prosperity of other nations.
The tone was not as strident as some hawks would like but the G7 meeting in Britain was a good start in building a more united front.
NATO has traditionally focussed on the threat of Russia, but is increasingly concerned about China’s nuclear arsenal and lack of transparency.
Democracies may have found their voices at last, but they remain on the defensive. Xi Jinping is rampant and unrepentant.
Evidence is mounting that Xinjiang detainees – after being subjected to physical torture and political indoctrination in re-education camps – are being forced to work in factories producing goods for […]
US President Joe Biden also says Beijing must “act more responsibly in terms of international norms, human rights and transparency”.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has offered his view on how to handle relations with the rising superpower after a meeting with Scott Morrison on Thursday.
Tokyo’s patience with China – as demonstrated by its strong backing of Australia – is wearing thin despite centuries of shared culture, trade and war.
The Defence Minister also warned the military build-up in the Indo-Pacific region meant the prospect of war was less remote than in the past and Australia must be prepared for […]
While high-ranking politicians from the US, UK and Asia have visited Indonesia in the last year, Australia hasn’t sent anyone – but China is strengthening links.
As well as preventing severe illness and death around the globe, the plan would allow the US to pull ahead of China in the “vaccine diplomacy” contest.
The city of Guangzhou tested practically its entire population of 18.7 million over three days following an outbreak of the Delta variant.
The move sandwiches China between the world’s first and third-largest economies after the US said it would not leave Australia to face Beijing alone.
That this is the third time Morrison has been invited to the G7 stands as a testament that Australia’s warnings on China are being heard.
G7 leaders are planning an ambitious pledge on climate change but the Prime Minister will stand apart from other advanced economies by not going any further on Australia’s existing commitments.
Australian investigator Professor Dominic Dwyer says China appeared open and co-operative when international investigators visited in January.
The G7 agreement puts Australia’s claim to tax the profits of BHP and Rio in play.
Secret trials are the hallmark of authoritarian regimes yet Witness J was tried in complete secrecy in Canberra.
The US will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, part of President Joe Biden’s move to share tens of millions of jabs globally, three American senators said on Sunday, […]
Trump joined a chorus of Republican politicians who are criticising Fauci for asking Americans to wear masks to guard against the virus.