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The Wuhan connection: how two determined women hurdled Chinese red tape

The Wuhan connection: how two determined women hurdled Chinese red tape

Charity distribution networks in China are rife with mismanagement. But with the coronavirus outbreak threatening lives, two women in Australia managed to cut through the red tape.

Malaysia's political turmoil opens up deep divides and the China question

Malaysia's political turmoil opens up deep divides and the China question

Political unrest in Malaysia raises two big concerns: the rise of Islamist fundamentalism, and the growing role of Chinese influence.

A collapsing Chinese economy puts the acid on stimulus-shy government to respond

A collapsing Chinese economy puts the acid on stimulus-shy government to respond

For years, the Coalition mocked the Rudd government's response to the 2009 financial crisis. Now it faces the same test. Is it up to it?

Don't expect Australia to follow US on Chinese media crackdown

Don't expect Australia to follow US on Chinese media crackdown

It's going to take more than the US government's crackdown on Chinese state-run media for Australia to budge on the issue.

Coronavirus hits Australian wine exports hard

Coronavirus hits Australian wine exports hard

The Australian wine industry has already taken a hit due to the bushfires. Further loss of sales could be devastating.

Kevin Rudd's think tank opens up new questions in China debate

Kevin Rudd's think tank opens up new questions in China debate

Critics are questioning whether the Kevin Rudd-helmed Asia Society Policy Institute can maintain any sort of balance on China.

Diversity in adversity: how Australian media is failing the coronavirus test

Diversity in adversity: how Australian media is failing the coronavirus test

Our news media needs expertise and resources. Sadly, it's only the ABC that's delivering.

Australian universities brace for financial fallout from coronavirus

Australian universities brace for financial fallout from coronavirus

A large portion of Australia's $35.2 billion international education market comes from Chinese students. How much will this drop in 2020?

Fears Chinese New Year celebrations will spread killer virus across region

Fears Chinese New Year celebrations will spread killer virus across region

Hundreds of millions of people traverse China during the festival period.

Beijing influence-peddling falls short in Taiwan

Beijing influence-peddling falls short in Taiwan

Australia will be heartened by Taiwan's rejection of Beijing, but should expect regional tensions to escalate.