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Topic: Stern Hu
The cautionary tale of Feng Chongyi, and China’s creeping influence on Australian unis

The cautionary tale of Feng Chongyi, and China’s creeping influence on Australian unis

Feng’s detention is completely of a piece with the multi-pronged stepping-up of the already crushing censorship under Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Past catches up with Albanese, but is Rio back to the future?

Past catches up with Albanese, but is Rio back to the future?

Rio chief Tom Albanese has been eased out after a series of failures. But in appointing Sam Walsh to stand in, has Rio Tinto learnt from its mistakes?

Rio Tinto hits rivers of trouble in Mongolia’s mines

Rio Tinto hits rivers of trouble in Mongolia’s mines

While Rio Tinto's executives bask in the friendly climes of London, Perth and Singapore, it's in Mongolia -- one of the unforgiving lands where the it digs up its treasure -- Rio has again orchestrated its own crisis.

China’s crackdown driven by economic stresses and an emboldened Left

China’s crackdown driven by economic stresses and an emboldened Left

China's crackdown on dissent is only the culmination of a wave of repression by a government facing growing economic discontent.

Mayne: Rio Tinto AGM had it all

Mayne: Rio Tinto AGM had it all

The Rio Tinto AGM in Melbourne this morning had it all, from the company being accused to killing 20,000 people in Bougainville to the remuneration report suffering a record protest.

The enormous bribes of the Rio Tinto Four

The enormous bribes of the Rio Tinto Four

The trial of the Rio Tinto Four is providing damning evidence of extensive bribery, involving huge sums of cash, watches and Stern Hu skimming a 30% personal commission, reports John Garnaut.

Rudd like a dog with a bone on China

Rudd like a dog with a bone on China

The Chinese delivered a backhander to Kevin Rudd this week over Stern Hu. Rudd didn't mind, and gave one back. This government's relationship with China is more complex than the media thinks.

Crikey wrap: It’s who you know, not Hu, you know?

Crikey wrap: It’s who you know, not Hu, you know?

Following on from the Stern Hu case, Crikey intern Tom Cowie wraps what the media is saying about verdict implications, including Chinese-Australian relations and foreign investors in China.

The Stern Hu effect: the answer to the joke is blowing in the wind

The Stern Hu effect: the answer to the joke is blowing in the wind

The Chinese were, of course, joking about the financial impact of the actions of former Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu and his three fellow workers, since last year iron ore imports in China were up 41%.

Rio Tinto, Stern Hu and the split in China’s leadership

Rio Tinto, Stern Hu and the split in China’s leadership

Former Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu and his co-accused obviously did things in China that were wrong. But they also became embroiled in the current power struggle for control of China, writes Robert Gottliebsen.