The Chinese government has issued a warning to Australia.
The Chinese government has issued a warning to Australia.
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"And perhaps most disturbingly, hostile intelligence services have directly threatened and intimidated Australians in this country," says ASIO boss.
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OPINION & ANALYSIS: If this alleged attempted interference by China is proved – if it is indeed provable – this would rise to the level of an unacceptable attempt to subvert Australia’s democratic processes.
Former prime minister Keating attacked The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age in particular for their China coverage.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters he’d made the point ‘which was well received, that Australia is an independent, sovereign nation’.
‘It is inevitable that Australia will make more decisions that China doesn’t like,’ said Labor's Penny Wong.
OPINION & ANALYSIS: With Australia-China relations at a low point – due to Australia’s foreign interference legislation, the banning of Huawei from 5G network and other issues – there’s no indication when an invitation might come. Not that the Prime Minister wants to seem anxious.
Liberal MP Liu issued a statement following a politically disastrous interview with Sky on Tuesday night in which she repeatedly floundered when pressed on her connections to Chinese organisations.
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The taskforce will have members from universities, national security agencies and the federal education department.
Dr Yang has been held in Beijing under harsh conditions, without access to lawyers or family for more than seven months before being formally arrested.
SPECIAL FEATURE: The operations of the Chinese Communist Party are generally opaque, especially to outsiders. But in recent years, the party’s reach and influence with the Chinese diaspora has become much more obvious, particularly in Australia.
OPINION & ANALYSIS: Mass pro-democracy demonstrations have underscored the fact that Hong Kong residents are fearful of creeping mainland control. From Australia’s standpoint, the disturbances come at an awkward moment.
ANALYSIS; Even though the set piece theatre is about community building and cooperation, the reality is that China and the US have irreconcilable visions for the region and its future. The only question is how much they are willing to pay to prevail in the contest for Asia’s future.
OPINION & ANALYSIS: The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, has let its displeasure over questions of influence in Australian politics be known.
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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.
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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“It’s hard to confuse Tasmania and China, but I have.” - Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott.
During the traditional APEC ‘silly shirts’ family photo, Abbott and Putin appeared to avoid direct eye contact, despite standing barely a metre apart.
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.
Australian leaders of all political stripes, past and present, reflect on the political legacy and legend of Gough Whitlam.
Tourism Australia reports that tourism figures are the best they've been since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, with Chinese tourists leading the growth charge.
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.
Tourists in Australia spent more than AU$30 billion in the past year. Brits led the pack of international bookings and spenders, hot on the heels of the Royal tour.
Qantas confirms massive annual loss, totalling AUD$2.8 billion, as it scrambles to secure its future.
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Over a quarter of the Australian population are foreign born migrants, according to the last Census, and where they settle in the country may well depend on where they came from.
Queenslanders have been so diligent in feeding excess electricity from their home solar panels back into the grid that their electricity price remained at $0.00 for a few days last week.
Tony Abbott has used a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to rally behind the trading giant takes on a stronger presence in the Asia-Pacific.
The Great Barrier Reef and Uluru are getting less tourist attention and the Australian War Memorial is now named among the top 25 global tourist destinations.
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The Abbott government has dismissed reports that the four pillars banking policy is at risk as Labor says any change would be irresponsible.
According to the 2014 survey of the Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index Australian female entrepreneurs narrowly lost first place to the USA. Australians scored 80 points while their UK counterparts lagged behind with 54 points.
Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says Clive Palmer is an embarrassment to Australia who is damaging relations with China.
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane is entering a new phase, Tony Abbott says, with the focus on the sea floor.
Debris washed up on a beach in WA's south is being examined by the ATSB, which has played down links to MH370.
Searchers for MH370 could be on the brink of their biggest breakthrough yet, thanks to a ground-breaking approach to calculating the plane's likely route.
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Perth is readying itself to receive the grieving families of the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
Until debris is found and confirmed to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, "the rest is speculation", Defence Minister David Johnston says.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott doesn't want to discourage Australians from overseas travel following the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane.
Two couples travelling together to China on a jet that fell off the radar on Saturday are being described as good friends and great parents.
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