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It's official. Australia has no idea what it's doing on China. 

It's official. Australia has no idea what it's doing on China. 

Australian politicians are slamming China while preparing to sign a free trade deal with a widely discredited administration that is subjugated to Beijing. What planet are they living on?

Conservatives fear the rise of China for all the wrong reasons

Conservatives fear the rise of China for all the wrong reasons

The right should be scared for what China's economic success does to their pathetic fairytales of history and West. China essentially refutes a philosophy they have based their life on.

Indonesia's student protests are a reality check for Widodo

Indonesia's student protests are a reality check for Widodo

The protests are the biggest the country has seen since the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998. Can they hold back an increasingly conservative Indonesia?

How do you get a press pass in China? Just ace the Xi Jinping 'loyalty exam'.

How do you get a press pass in China? Just ace the Xi Jinping 'loyalty exam'.

China is set to ban any journalists who fail to prove their loyalty to the Communist Party.

What the Gladys Liu saga says about Australia's cultural anxiety

What the Gladys Liu saga says about Australia's cultural anxiety

Fraught relations with China could affect Chinese-Australians for generations to come.

A lesson from Hong Kong to Australia: be vigilant

A lesson from Hong Kong to Australia: be vigilant

We must all be careful of xenophobia and witch-hunts, but it's foolish to dismiss allegations of CCP influence as mere 'racism'.

There's only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

There's only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

Carrie Lam has generally condemned violence, while refusing demands for independent investigation into police brutality. The whole world can see the truth she is avoiding.

Chinese international students are not a 'problem' to be solved

Chinese international students are not a 'problem' to be solved

Take it from a tutor: the media's obsession with Chinese students is misguided at best and racist dog-whistling at its worst. 

Why is Australian trade becoming a political weapon?

Why is Australian trade becoming a political weapon?

Seeing trade through a lens of winners and losers, power and weakness, is a Donald Trump move. And it's increasingly common in Australia.

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.