Michael Sainsbury October 4, 2016 5 Comments
Who can forget the screams about the proposed "Consensus Centre" run by climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg? But our universities are chock-full of "Confucius Institutes" meant to peddle the Chinese Communist Party's soft power.
Michael Sainsbury August 3, 2016 2 Comments
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
Michael Sainsbury June 6, 2016 5 Comments
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.
Michael Sainsbury March 29, 2016 4 Comments
Australia's relationship with China is somewhat fraught at the moment, so Turnbull will have to walk a fine line to keep the discussion strictly business.
Michael Sainsbury December 14, 2015 2 Comments
With the resources boom ending, don't expect agriculture and "services" to save Australia's bacon.
Michael Sainsbury November 3, 2015 5 Comments
Relaxing its one-child policy is not going to be enough to save China's economy.
Michael Sainsbury October 29, 2015 3 Comments
It takes a particular set of circumstances to actually achieve genuine economic reform -- and luckily for Malcolm Turnbull, he has them all.
Michael Sainsbury October 23, 2015 5 Comments
Both Labor and the Coalition have been running racist campaigns, and China has noticed. But it's about to get a lot worse.
Michael Sainsbury September 25, 2015
Australia should follow the Chinese President's visit to the United States very closely.
Michael Sainsbury August 17, 2015 6 Comments
Relations between Japan and China, never very good, are at a low point. And Australia is picking sides.