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Are Nine’s Crown revelations really a story of ‘Chinese influence’?

Are Nine’s Crown revelations really a story of ‘Chinese influence’?

On the evidence presented so far, the Crown affair is a story of home-made corporate greed and not foreign influence.

Senate outcry after review of Home Affairs produces ‘no report’

Senate outcry after review of Home Affairs produces ‘no report’

Good morning, early birds. The government claims that a multi-million dollar strategic review of Home Affairs has produced no report, and Australia's peak criminal agency turns its attention to the casinos. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Who’s afraid of a federal ICAC?

Who’s afraid of a federal ICAC?

After angling for a federal anti-corruption watchdog last year, the Morrison government has gone silent on the topic.

Officials to be grilled over Chinese influence

Officials to be grilled over Chinese influence

Good morning, early birds. Commonwealth officials and Labor figures will be grilled as Chinese influence and Crown conduct come under the spotlight, and former Liberal staffers speak out about sexual assault within the party. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Nine goes all in on Crown revelations, but will the house win?

Nine goes all in on Crown revelations, but will the house win?

Nine's burst of negative publicity for Crown will squeeze traditionally passive state-based gambling regulators and the federal authorities -- particularly Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton.

Packer gambled and lost on China. Can Crown come out with a winning hand?

Packer gambled and lost on China. Can Crown come out with a winning hand?

Crown should have known that its China venture was going to attract the wrong sort of attention. But can James Packer bring Crown back from the disaster?

Crikey Worm: Liberal infighting over marriage equality, Crown employees guilty

Crikey Worm: Liberal infighting over marriage equality, Crown employees guilty

Good morning, early birds. Conservative Liberals are not thrilled with Christopher Pyne's assurances on marriage equality, Crown employees to be freed from Chinese prison within months, and Trump finally (sorta) gets his travel ban. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Marriage equality ‘before too long’, Greens’ blue, putting a price on paradise

Crikey Worm: Marriage equality ‘before too long’, Greens’ blue, putting a price on paradise

Good morning, early birds, and happy Eid al-Fitr for those celebrating. Christopher Pyne has said marriage equality could become law "sooner than everyone thinks", Crown employees will face court in China, and it turns out you can put a price on the Great Barrier Reef. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

James Packer’s dilemma: try to save Crown staff in China, or let the chips fall where they may?

James Packer’s dilemma: try to save Crown staff in China, or let the chips fall where they may?

There are still 17 Crown employees languishing in Chinese detention centres. Is James Packer really doing all he can to get them back?

Crown board’s negligence landed employees in Chinese prison

Crown board’s negligence landed employees in Chinese prison

Gambling is illegal in China. So is taking groups of 10 or more to offshore casinos for the purpose of gambling. None of this is new -- so why was Crown so ostentatious about buying huge jets to do just that?