Australia will be heartened by Taiwan's rejection of Beijing, but should expect regional tensions to escalate.
Millions of people in India are being denied access to the internet, which is having direct impact on the economy, education and human rights.
Once a tough talker on China-Australia relations, Kevin Rudd has assiduously rebuilt his ties with Beijing and worked his way back into its good graces.
The historic victory for pan-democratic candidates means that Beijing has been profoundly misreading the situation on the ground.
It's no surprise the Chinese government tried to fund its own Australian MP — it was merely following the lead of corporations and special interests in exploiting our flawed political system.
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.
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.
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.