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Morrison makes two-thirds of the right call on Hong Kong. China's rage proves it

The government has made the right call in dumping its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and allowing students and temporary workers to stay. But is it genuinely concerned about human rights, or just about picking up "talent"?

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China briefing: the training courses designed to 'tell China’s story well' in Australia

It's perfectly legal to undertake foreign government 'training courses'. Just don't keep it a secret.

Protesters clash with police in Hong Kong, 2019 (Image: AP/Vincent Yu)

Welcoming Hongkongers a no-brainer for a country in desperate need of migrants

There could be no better time than now to open our doors to Hong Kong people eager to flee the monstrous Beijing regime.

Daniel Andrews at a function organised by the Chinese Community Council of Australia formally apologising for racist policies aimed at Chinese miners 160 years ago (Image: AAP/Mal Fairclough)

Media misses the mark on Chinese interference in Australia

Journalists need to do their homework before drawing links between Beijing's United Front efforts and the work of community groups run by Chinese Australians.

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Why the Gilespie case is a warning to all Australians in China — and Canberra

Australian citizens are increasingly at risk in the escalating diplomatic fight between Canberra and Beijing.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews (Image: AAP/James Ross)

Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade deal with China is a dud

The premier has hung an albatross around his neck, and the necks of any future Victorian governments.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (Image: AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Beijing ups aggression in moves to bring Hong Kong protesters into line

After a quiet six months following the 2019 Hong Kong protests, the clash over Beijing’s ever-creeping influence in the city has resumed.

Xi Jinping and Scott Morrison

The Great China Distraction: post-pandemic Australia requires more than a trade fight

An excessive focus on relations with China and the US is distracting Australians from planning for a strategically-resilient country fit for the post-pandemic world.

A pangolin. (Image: Adobe)

The origins, the species and the global political power of Chinese traditional medicine

How the coronavirus started remains a burning question. But the answer most favoured by the Chinese regime raises even deeper questions about the role played by traditional medicine in the growth of the country's global influence

La Trobe Senior Lecturer Dr Zhanming (Ming) Liang (third from left) with staff at Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital (Image: La Trobe University)

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.