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The unravelling: how Australian-Sino relations became about the politics of dissent

Relations between Canberra and Beijing are at a 40-year low. Crikey speaks to the experts about both the why and the way forward.

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The game has become obvious — China is planning to do us slowly

Australia has blundered into a diplomatic stoush with China with no plan and no apparent endgame. Beijing, on the other hand, knows what it's doing...

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Welcoming Hongkongers a no-brainer for a country in desperate need of migrants

There could be no better time than now to open our doors to Hong Kong people eager to flee the monstrous Beijing regime.

Police shoot pepper spray at protesters inside a train in Hong Kong, 2019 (Image: AP/Ring Yu)

Australians will feel Beijing’s weight if they step out of line in Hong Kong

Sweeping new security laws are designed to catch anyone the Chinese Communist Party doesn't like — and it's already started.

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Good enough for UK, good enough for us. Why Australia should open doors to Hong Kong citizens

With calls for the US to take in Hong Kong residents to spite Beijing, questions remain: would it accomplish anything — and should Australia consider it?

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The perils of hypocrisy: on China, Coalition’s pandering outstrips Andrews’ grovelling

When it comes to China, both sides of politics are guilty of pandering.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The Beijing dilemma: right now, we need China more than it needs us

When it comes to dealing with the Chinese government, there is a big difference between sensible caution and needless provocation. Australia must choose wisely.

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Hong Kong voters send a warning to Beijing

The historic victory for pan-democratic candidates means that Beijing has been profoundly misreading the situation on the ground.

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Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

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.

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Taiwan at a crossroads as Beijing erodes support

Anybody interested in the fate of Taiwan — one of the most potent flash-points in Asia Pacific — should be watching events in Hong Kong closely.

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