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Chan and Sukumaran casualties of Jokowi's PR war

Chan and Sukumaran casualties of Jokowi's PR war

Cade LucasApr 29, 20162 Comments

Indonesia's new President, Joko Widodo, wanted to prove his strength by executing drug traffickers, writes Cade Lucas, who was in Indonesia at the time.

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia's newest defence contractor

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia's newest defence contractor

Michael SainsburyApr 28, 20164 Comments

The company contracted to build Australia's next fleet of submarines has a shadowy, unresolved past.

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords -- and good on them

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords -- and good on them

John MartinkusApr 28, 201621 Comments

In Australia, we thought we had found a “solution” to asylum seekers with our own tropical concentration camp on Manus. Not so, says that country's Supreme Court. Freelance journalist John Martinkus reports.

The grim, deadly reminders that the war in Afghanistan has failed

The grim, deadly reminders that the war in Afghanistan has failed

John MartinkusApr 26, 20165 Comments

Since Australian troops left, Afghanistan has become even more dangerous, writes former foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

Canberra and Beijing are all smiles, but both showing teeth

Michael SainsburyApr 15, 20165 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull's visit to China is going swimmingly, right?

East Timor is mad as hell, and it's our fault

East Timor is mad as hell, and it's our fault

John MartinkusApr 15, 201612 Comments

The East Timorese may be poor, but they are not stupid. And we need to stop exploiting them, writes freelance journalist John Martinkus.

Between the devil and the deep red Xi: Turnbull flies to China to save Aussie trade

Between the devil and the deep red Xi: Turnbull flies to China to save Aussie trade

Michael SainsburyApr 14, 20167 Comments

China has introduced a bevy of new laws and restrictions that could hurt Australian business.

China is Xi-deep in the Panama Papers scandal

Michael SainsburyApr 8, 2016

Anyone who works in the Hong Kong markets will tell you that the place is the world’s biggest money laundry.

The appalling trade deficit streak no one is talking about

The appalling trade deficit streak no one is talking about

Alan AustinApr 6, 201610 Comments

Trade figures released yesterday should sound alarm bells for Australia's economy, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.

Alibaba to Australian markets: open sesame

Alibaba to Australian markets: open sesame

Michael SainsburyApr 5, 20161 Comment

Australian retailers should be much more worried than Australian farmers that the Chinese are taking over.