tip off

How Big Iron’s mistake cost you billions

Grave miscalculations about China’s domestic steel production have landed Australia’s iron ore sector in deep slag.

READ MORE

Half the sky: Australia needs to stand up for women’s rights in Asia

China has detained at least seven women’s rights activists in the last few days. This is unacceptable — and Australia must speak up.

READ MORE

Here come the Chinese hackers — yet again

Security experts are warning that China could turn off our power by hacking our power grid — like they’ve been saying for nearly twenty years.

READ MORE

Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

The eurozone economy could soon outperform Australia’s. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

China chokes under both an economic and literal smog

China’s Communist Party faces two challenges this month: how to recover its ailing economy, and how to deal with a controversial new documentary about Chinese air pollution.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | ASIA-PACIFIC|

Sandilands: should we stop looking for MH370?

It now seems likely that Australia, Malaysia and China will wind up the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared a year ago this week.

READ MORE

Business bites: Myer’s new CEO … petrol won’t say low … Buffett has a real go …

China’s economy continues the slow march. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

How Australians subsidise Kiwi wine. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

The complex relationship between China and Myanmar

Crikey readers have their say on Liberal Party leadership and other issues of the day.

READ MORE

India rises, as China comes to rain on Japan’s parade

The global pivot to Asia just became a little more complex. As everyone jostles for a bigger slice of the power pie, the Abbott government is left with some tough decisions to make on Australia’s future relationship with China.

READ MORE

Business Bites: investor splurge … CBA’s surge … oil price dirge …

How much should banks be lending for investment properties? And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Business Bites: China slows … US grows … Abbott’s woes …

China’s economy slumps in line with falling commodity prices. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Move over, China — Abe’s strength is good news for Australia

Stop focusing all your attention on China — a free trade agreement with Japan will be a very big prize for Australia indeed.

READ MORE

Ice cold: why China (and China alone) decided to release Kalynda Davis

China’s uncharacteristically lenient treatment of alleged drug mule Kalynda Davis is, in some ways, an anomaly and a distraction from the greater ice threat that should unite Australia and China.

READ MORE

Evolve ore die — the grim future of Australia’s steel industry

The latest trade figures from China are in — and it’s not good used for our beleaguered Treasurer.

READ MORE

Rising democracy burns brightly in Taiwan

Results from Taiwan’s election at the weekend send a clear message to Beijing — the people want democracy, and they have a once-in-a-century opportunity to achieve it.

READ MORE

Poll Bludger: Obama-Xi deal spoilt Abbott’s hoped-for G20 bounce

The Abbott government’s woeful polling numbers might not rebound in any significant way for quite some time.

READ MORE

US-China climate deal shows up Australia’s pathetic targets

It is clearer than ever that Australia must act on climate change — or risk being left behind. Climate Institute deputy CEO Erwin Jackson explains.

READ MORE

There’s only one agreement that matters at APEC — and it’s not with China

Australia is spruiking its forthcoming free trade agreement with China, but with China’s economy slowing, the FTA won’t make much difference.

READ MORE

A China free trade agreement — worth railroading a few crooks for?

An extradition agreement with China would deliver people to one of the world’s worst legal systems, but the government may see that as a small price to pay for a free trade agreement.

READ MORE

China takes baby steps towards reforming its legal system

China is not going to revolutionise its legal system and become a Western-style free democracy. But President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption program suggests some change is afoot.

READ MORE

Iron ore miners, beware: China is not going to keep buying our resources

China’s economy is slowing, and its housing market is in the toilet. While Treasury forecasts suggest everything is fine, underneath the surface the cracks are beginning to show.

READ MORE

China’s anti-corruption campaign could hurt Aussie unis

The most important meeting of China’s Communist Party will begin today. On the agenda is a possible overhaul of China’s legal system — but its anti-corruption campaign has already begun to take its toll.

READ MORE

China and US in trade tug-of-war, with Australia stuck in the middle

China’s push for a new, World Bank-style global institution, along with its decision to reintroduce tariffs on coal imports, has wedged Australia into a precarious position.

READ MORE

Backroom Beijing power struggle could be fuelling Hong Kong protests

China is at a loss as to what to do about peaceful Hong Kong protesters, and thus far its attempts to handle the situation have been disastrous. But whatever the outcome, Beijing will never be the same.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...