As the anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising comes and goes once again, Australia's response to the continuing fallout is a deafening silence.
Global corporate gluttony and a “silicon curtain” between China and the West will call time on the boom years.
Crikey readers discuss the NSW government's attempt to restrict third party campaigners, MUP's board chaos and DFAT's mishandling of the Yang Hengjun arrest.
We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.
The Australian response to the recent detention of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun exposes the risk-averse dead hand of DFAT for what it really is.
Crikey readers discuss the arrest of Yang Henjun and Labor's slow shift away from progressive politics.
The reasons for Yang Hengjun’s detention remain unclear. But human rights violations have escalated sharply under the increasingly repressive regime of Xi Jingping.
Good morning, early birds. Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has accused Beijing of attempting to "coerce" Chinese diaspora with the arrest of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun, and Adelaide has taken out the title of Australia's hottest capital city on record. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Lurid reports of Chinese hacking omit that we engage in exactly the same — and occasionally worse — cyber-espionage.