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Hong Kong response shows Australia won’t keep China in check

Hong Kong response shows Australia won’t keep China in check

The government claims it will treat China with a firm hand, but its response to protests in Hong Kong is anything but.

What did you do in the trade war, Scott? Not bloody much

What did you do in the trade war, Scott? Not bloody much

History will judge Scott Morrison and co. harshly for standing by silently while Trump savages the world's trade system.

Morrison turns a blind eye to religious persecution in India

Morrison turns a blind eye to religious persecution in India

The government's push for religious freedom means nothing if it ignores the millions of religious minorities being persecuted by our trade partners.

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

With Chinese fighter jets and US naval ships circling, Taiwan has become a hotspot once again — just in time for the federal election.

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.

No resolution at tense APEC summit

No resolution at tense APEC summit

Good morning, early birds. The APEC summit has ended following clashes between the US and China, a new poll shows that Labor would be stymied by crossbenchers following a 2019 federal win, and shareholders push to block the Nine-Fairfax merger. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia moves ahead with Trans-Pacific Partnership

Australia moves ahead with Trans-Pacific Partnership

Good morning, early birds! Australia is set to officially ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Education Minister Dan Tehan announces an overhaul of the Australian Research Council grants process, and good news for sufferers of coeliac disease. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia may come out ahead in the trade war, but it must step carefully

Australia may come out ahead in the trade war, but it must step carefully

Crikey readers consider Australia's fortunes in the upcoming trade war

Australia needs to prepare for the trade war or end up a casualty

Australia needs to prepare for the trade war or end up a casualty

Whatever the outcome of the building trade war between the US and China, Australia's economy will be affected dramatically — for better or worse.

Trump tariffs trade-off sheds some light on old lies

Trump tariffs trade-off sheds some light on old lies

When our large trade deficit with the United States is held up as the reason we dodged Trump's tariffs, it's time to revisit some old claims about trade with the US.