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Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

The People's Liberation Army are yet to move on Hong Kong, but their appearance in the city presents an alarming outcome for protesters and journalists currently targeted by authorities.

China Matters, especially for big business

China Matters, especially for big business

Sections of Australian business would like there to be less criticism of China and more "nuance" and "soundness" in debate. But their latest attempt to tamp down criticism blew up, thanks to Beijing.

'Repent and redress': Chinese re-education comes to Australia

'Repent and redress': Chinese re-education comes to Australia

A Chinese government statement on Andrew Hastie and James Paterson echoed the language of its re-education programs in Xinjiang. And it's not a coincidence.

Australian business ramps up China lobbying, with help from the United Front

Australian business ramps up China lobbying, with help from the United Front

Australia's business elites continue to rub shoulders with the United Front Work Department — a secretive arm of the Chinese Communist Party.

Forget what <em>we</em> think, does Indonesia really care about a trade deal with Australia?

Forget what we think, does Indonesia really care about a trade deal with Australia?

Australia and Indonesia are closing in on a historic free trade deal. However the agreement still faces some stiff hurdles, both at home and abroad.

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.