Get a kick out of kung fu set to music with some Peking Opera

Chinese drama is fun, and no harder than following Italian opera or Shakespearean dialogue. So says intrepid traveller JOHN BURKE.

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Time for China and Europe to lead, as Trump waves goodbye to the Paris climate deal

OPINION & ANALYSIS: While it is too early to predict how Chinese and European leadership will manifest in practice, in the face of American obstruction they are arguably the world’s best hope, if not its only hope.

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John Pilger says nuclear war between United States and China no longer unthinkable

Maverick Aussie filmmaker urges the other superpower – ordinary people – to speak out before it’s too late in latest documentary, The Coming War on China.

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The 12 trips you just have to tick of your travel bucket list

If you want the next holiday on which you embark to be one that deserves to have pride of place on your bucket list, give any of these 12 classics a try.

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Payback’s a b***h, as this cheating husband will soon find out [VIDEO]

She caught her husband driving around with his misteress and, well… the only option left was for her to destroy his BMW with a hammer. Let this be a lesson.

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Tim Cahill announces move to China Super League

Socceroos’ talisman Tim Cahill says he’s excited about embracing the culture and a different aspect of life in China with new club Shanghai Shenhua.

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World’s biggest ice sculptures at Harbin festival in China

Enormous ice sculptures amaze at China’s world famous winter festival.

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Abbott confuses China with Tasmania while toasting President Xi

“It’s hard to confuse Tasmania and China, but I have.” – Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott.

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APEC silly shirts, without any shirt-fronting

During the traditional APEC ‘silly shirts’ family photo, Abbott and Putin appeared to avoid direct eye contact, despite standing barely a metre apart.

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Australian expats are swapping London for Asia’s big money

Swapping London and New York for higher incomes in Shanghai and Singapore is paying off for the many Aussies spread across the region. Indeed, more Australian expats earn top dollars abroad than other expat nationalities.

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Gough Whitlam: Tributes flow for transformative figure

Australian leaders of all political stripes, past and present, reflect on the political legacy and legend of Gough Whitlam.

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Australian tourism: The healthiest since Sydney Olympics

Tourism Australia reports that tourism figures are the best they’ve been since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, with Chinese tourists leading the growth charge.

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Australia gives a cold shoulder to the Global Climate Change summit

Like the experimental frog in hot water, Australia seems to keep sitting still while the water is literally warming up. While 125 world leaders are meeting in New York to engage in the climate change debate, Australia’s leader will be absent.

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Australian tourism to piggy back on three major sporting events

Tourism Australia is set to make the most of three major sporting events hitting Aussie soil over the next twelve months.

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