A Liberal senator who insisted Australian citizens with Chinese heritage denounce the Chinese Communist Party has been accused of doing further damage to Australia’s relationship with Beijing.
Australia is risking the security and stability of the Asia Pacific region by not going far enough in its support of its neighbours, according to the Council of International Development.
The rest of the country, and the region, is moving forward without us. New Zealanders will soon be able to visit NSW and the Northern Territory but WA is stubbornly remaining shut.
WA’s health and port ministers have questioned the Philippines’ approach to containing the spread of COVID, as the Patricia Oldendorff wraps up two weeks anchored off the Pilbara coast.
A specially trained ‘hero rat’ has received a gold medal from a British charity for helping detect deadly landmines in Cambodia.
A 24-year-old student from Singapore has been targeted in what he says was a racist incident in Northbridge on Friday night.
The MSC Mia is one of the biggest container ships in the world and makes thousands of trips between China and the US each year. Here’s why it represents how vulnerable Australia really is.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
TikTok downloads in the United States will be blocked from Sunday as the Trump administration pushes ahead with plans to ban it from app stores, according to reports.
One of Australia’s most influential business leaders says the nation must be ‘careful’ with what it says to China as the Communist state flexes its muscle to fill the ‘vacuum left by a retreating US’.
Dan Tehan says evidence of a Chinese database amassing information on 35,000 Australians – including children – is ‘deeply concerning’ and confirmed local intelligence agencies would be investigating.
Islamic State East Asia has been re-listed as a terrorist organisation by the Federal Government as extremism rises in the Philippines.
A Chinese military company has amassed the personal details of more than 35,000 Australians as part of a giant global database targeting influential figures.
Daniel McCulloch and Rebecca Gredley
Experts expect local investment to fall further in the future as the Federal Government moves to a “more cautious and restrictive” regime.
Chinese technology giant Huawei has blasted Malcolm Turnbull for banning it from Australia’s 5G rollout.
The final two Australian journalists working in China have been rushed out of the country over safety concerns.
Japan’s coast guard has rescued a survivor in a life raft hours after finding an unconscious crew member in waters where a cattle ship capsized and is believed to have sunk during stormy weather.
The wife of a Queensland vet missing after a rough typhoon forced a cattle ship to send out a distress signal has made an emotional plea.
WA Premier Mark McGowan is urging the Federal Government ‘to get back to some sort of level of respect’ with China as escalating tensions continue to jeopardise the livelihoods of local farmers.
Japan’s coastguard has rescued one person in the search for a livestock ship with dozens of crew aboard, including two Australians, missing and feared capsized during Typhoon Maysak.
Praveen Menon and Junko Fujita
China has reportedly suspended barley imports from Australia’s biggest grain handler CBH Group after finding ‘pests’ in its grain.
The Prime Minister ‘would not change his approach’ in calling for an investigation of the origins of China’s COVID-19 spread, despite Australia being in the middle of a trade war with the superpower.
Clive Palmer believes China — WA’s most important trading partner — would ‘respect’ being slapped with iron ore tariffs.
Spud Shed boss Tony Galati has been hit with a $20,000 fine after selling 8000kg of potentially unsafe Chinese prawns.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised ‘Australia’s true friend’ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — after he announced he would resign to undergo treatment for a chronic illness
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