October 4, 2016 5
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.
August 3, 2016 2
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
June 6, 2016 5
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.
March 29, 2016 4
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.
December 14, 2015 2
With the resources boom ending, don't expect agriculture and "services" to save Australia's bacon.
November 3, 2015 5
Relaxing its one-child policy is not going to be enough to save China's economy.
October 29, 2015 3
It takes a particular set of circumstances to actually achieve genuine economic reform -- and luckily for Malcolm Turnbull, he has them all.
October 23, 2015 5
Both Labor and the Coalition have been running racist campaigns, and China has noticed. But it's about to get a lot worse.
September 25, 2015
Australia should follow the Chinese President's visit to the United States very closely.
August 17, 2015 6
Relations between Japan and China, never very good, are at a low point. And Australia is picking sides.
July 20, 2015 38
Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.
July 2, 2015 7
The Abbott government clearly has no idea how anyone in China thinks, nor what to do to protect this vital relationship.
June 16, 2015 1
There are significant business opportunities in south-east Asia -- but allegations of bribery against one Australian company are muddying the waters for everyone.
March 10, 2015 1
China has detained at least seven women's rights activists in the last few days. This is unacceptable -- and Australia must speak up.
March 3, 2015 3
Australian businesses, media and government are slowly coming to the realisation that China's booming economy is not going to be the answer to economic woes Down Under.
February 3, 2015 2
The largest donor to either party in 2013-14 was a China-based individual named Zichun Wang. But who is Zichun Wang? The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson investigates.
January 22, 2015 3
Anyone depending on Chinese demand for resources (like, say, Australia) should be very worried about the quickly decelerating growth in the Chinese economy.
November 19, 2014 3
Xi Jinping set Australian hearts (and wallets) aflutter with promises of free trade and whispered sweet nothings. But freelance journalist Hari Raj discovers Xi's been saying that to all the countries.
November 18, 2014 2
From India to Canada, China to Russia, Crikey intern Andrey Rodionov scour's the world's media for their take on Brisbane's G20.
November 17, 2014 7
While China persists with its counterproductive carrot-and-stick approach to trade, Australia should look to more manageable economic relationships in south-east Asia.