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Xenophon just the latest addition to Huawei’s eternal PR conga line

Xenophon just the latest addition to Huawei’s eternal PR conga line

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.

Jump in my (autonomous) car

Jump in my (autonomous) car

This week in Side View: Ring or Ringu? America's grim military legacy in Iraq, the fall of the National Enquirer, and crab housing.

Media uses China’s success to shame Australian students

Media uses China’s success to shame Australian students

Meanwhile, Singapore did better than both...

Dear Dairy: Australia’s farming infatuation risks missing the point on China

Dear Dairy: Australia’s farming infatuation risks missing the point on China

Focusing on dairy farmers is just crying over spilled milk. We need to look at the bigger picture when it comes to foreign ownership.

Corporate influence in politics is nothing new

Corporate influence in politics is nothing new

Crikey readers discuss revelations that Chinese influence agents are taking a leaf from the corporation playbook, and ask how to put a stop to business influence in Australia, while elsewhere readers go in on the changing state of climate policy and climate reporting.

The left needs to take a stand on China

The left needs to take a stand on China

If reports about horrific human rights abuses under President Xi Jinping are accurate, then the global left needs to speak out.

Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

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.

China Matters, especially for big business

China Matters, especially for big business

Sections of Australian business would like there to be less criticism of China and more "nuance" and "soundness" in debate. But their latest attempt to tamp down criticism blew up, thanks to Beijing.

‘Repent and redress’: Chinese re-education comes to Australia

‘Repent and redress’: Chinese re-education comes to Australia

A Chinese government statement on Andrew Hastie and James Paterson echoed the language of its re-education programs in Xinjiang. And it's not a coincidence.

Does the People’s Liberation Army have eyes on Sydney property?

Does the People’s Liberation Army have eyes on Sydney property?

The massive, opaque China Poly Group — known for links to the Chinese army — is eyeing off an enormous property splurge in Sydney.