Once a tough talker on China-Australia relations, Kevin Rudd has assiduously rebuilt his ties with Beijing and worked his way back into its good graces.
Former senator Nick Xenophon has drawn heat after it was announced that his legal and advisory firm brought in Huawei as a client. But he's hardly the first Australian to take a job spruiking for the Chinese technology giant.
The People's Liberation Army are yet to move on Hong Kong, but their appearance in the city presents an alarming outcome for protesters and journalists currently targeted by authorities.
The massive, opaque China Poly Group — known for links to the Chinese army — is eyeing off an enormous property splurge in Sydney.
Australia's business elites continue to rub shoulders with the United Front Work Department — a secretive arm of the Chinese Communist Party.
Australia and Indonesia are closing in on a historic free trade deal. However the agreement still faces some stiff hurdles, both at home and abroad.
Australian politicians are slamming China while preparing to sign a free trade deal with a widely discredited administration that is subjugated to Beijing. What planet are they living on?
Chinese enrolments are expected to plummet. Indian students are facing huge difficulties after visa changes. The question for Australia’s higher education sector is: what's next?
The protests are the biggest the country has seen since the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998. Can they hold back an increasingly conservative Indonesia?