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Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Are government travel advisories always about citizens' safety? There's often a bit more to it...

Hong Kong's autonomy on the line as Beijing's influence grows

Hong Kong's autonomy on the line as Beijing's influence grows

New extradition laws with Beijing are just another step in the erosion of Hong Kong's political and legal autonomy. The effects will be huge for the region.

The massacre that can't be erased from memory

The massacre that can't be erased from memory

Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian saw his fellow students gunned down in the square. Thirty years on, he's still reckoning with the event that 'doesn't officially exist'.

Morrison's big challenge with China

Morrison's big challenge with China

Beijing was clearly hoping for a Labor win, and has every reason to be distrustful of our new government. Where can we go from here?

How both parties bungled the chase for Chinese-Australian votes

How both parties bungled the chase for Chinese-Australian votes

It's 2019 and Australian politicians are only just starting to front up to this major group of voters. They have a lot to learn.

Sri Lanka attacks are part of a rising trend of religious violence in Asia

Sri Lanka attacks are part of a rising trend of religious violence in Asia

From Sri Lanka to Pakistan to Indonesia, this is far from an isolated event.

Does Sri Lanka's post-massacre social media ban make sense?

Does Sri Lanka's post-massacre social media ban make sense?

This isn't the first time a government has put restrictions on social media. But the idea isn't without its faults.

Indonesia's hopeful young democracy is now under threat

Indonesia's hopeful young democracy is now under threat

The hope promised by the incumbent president five years ago has subsided, and the nation’s darker undercurrents of intolerance have bubbled to the surface.

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

Politicians may try to ignore it, but they will eventually have to start talking honestly about Chinese influence this election cycle.

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

Australia left in an awkward spot as China-Taiwan tensions escalate

With Chinese fighter jets and US naval ships circling, Taiwan has become a hotspot once again — just in time for the federal election.