Federal

Apr 12, 2018

Businesses don’t like it, but Turnbull is dead right about China

Business and China Lobbyists can jump up and down, but the government has handled the aggressive and brutal Chinese dictatorship well.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

Xi Jinping

The China Lobby has various groupings, and a strictly accurate China Lobby Watch should note which wing is behind which statements. Today, it's the business wing pushing the pro-Beijing line.

The Financial Review's Jennifer Hewett -- who we noted had attended a telco gathering as a guest of Chinese comms giant Huawei and happily peddled that company's line of deeply aggrieved victimhood -- is currently at the Boao Forum, as a guest of Twiggy Forrest.

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