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Six decades on we are still turning a blind eye to Tibet

Six decades on we are still turning a blind eye to Tibet

As the anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising comes and goes once again, Australia's response to the continuing fallout is a deafening silence.

Will the Year of the Pig bring good fortune for the Chinese-Australian economy?

Will the Year of the Pig bring good fortune for the Chinese-Australian economy?

Global corporate gluttony and a “silicon curtain” between China and the West will call time on the boom years.

Did the NSW government try to subvert democracy?

Did the NSW government try to subvert democracy?

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.

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

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.

DFAT is a dawdling joke of a department

DFAT is a dawdling joke of a department

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.

Australia has no place lecturing China on human rights

Australia has no place lecturing China on human rights

Crikey readers discuss the arrest of Yang Henjun and Labor's slow shift away from progressive politics.

It’s time for Australia to face reality on China

It’s time for Australia to face reality on China

The reasons for Yang Hengjun’s detention remain unclear. But human rights violations have escalated sharply under the increasingly repressive regime of Xi Jingping.

Hastie blasts Beijing as diplomatic crisis kicks off

Hastie blasts Beijing as diplomatic crisis kicks off

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.

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

Lurid reports of Chinese hacking omit that we engage in exactly the same — and occasionally worse — cyber-espionage.

Why the arrest of Huawei’s CFO has the world on edge

Why the arrest of Huawei’s CFO has the world on edge

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou may restart the US-China trade war, but it will just be a headwind of the looming global financial crash.