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Things haven't been this bad between Australia and China in 30 years

Things haven't been this bad between Australia and China in 30 years

Not since Bob Hawke granted asylum to Chinese students living in Australia following the Tiananmen Square massacre has Australia's relationship with China been so fraught.

When it comes to making assumptions about China, we shouldn't be so Hastie

When it comes to making assumptions about China, we shouldn't be so Hastie

For the past 40 years, Australia has been pursing a flawed global economic and political strategy — now is the time for clear thinking.

Hastie struggles on China, but government should beware

Hastie struggles on China, but government should beware

Hastie isn't just another backbencher, he's chair of parliament's most important committee. What he says carries weight.

India's power grab spells more hardship for Kashmir

India's power grab spells more hardship for Kashmir

On Monday, India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status as an autonomous state. But what does it mean for people living in the region and India's fraught relationship with Pakistan?

Australia is caught in the blast zone of rampant nationalism

Australia is caught in the blast zone of rampant nationalism

Within days, three global events have forced Australia to wake up to the reality of toxic nationalism.

Are Chinese triads operating in Australia? You can bet on it. 

Are Chinese triads operating in Australia? You can bet on it. 

The allegations against Crown are far from the first reports we've heard of triads operating in Australia.

Is China's detention of Yang Hengjun a line in the sand for Australia?

Is China's detention of Yang Hengjun a line in the sand for Australia?

Australia's delayed response to the Australian writer's detention marks a new benchmark in tensions with China.

A history of Mack Horton's rivalry with Sun Yang

A history of Mack Horton's rivalry with Sun Yang

Mack Horton refusing to share a podium with Sun Yang is just the latest in a long string of controversies for the Chinese swimmer.

Australia has been embarrassingly silent on Myanmar

Australia has been embarrassingly silent on Myanmar

Under the Abbott and Turnbull governments, Myanmar appeared to fall off the map. It's time that changed.

India's monumental water crisis should be a warning to us all

India's monumental water crisis should be a warning to us all

The arrival of monsoon season may not be enough to save India from the grip of a devastating water crisis. At what point does national crisis evolve to global catastrophe?