We are on the cusp of serious ­debates about the implications for Australia and the whole Asia-Pacific world of the vast increase in Chinese wealth and power this century, not least with the repudiation of political reforms by Xi Jinping...
On a warm Sunday summer evening a few years ago, two officials from the Chinese consulate in Sydney travelled to Melbourne to send a message. They were interested in a caller to an occasionally provocative Sunday evening talk back show...
Billionaire Guo Wengui, a real estate magnate with ties to the Ministry of State Security, has launched an offensive against Beijing by lobbing a series of explosive, yet so far largely unproven, accusations of corruption and other wrongdoing against...
In an article for The New York Times, Chris Buckley looks at the impact billionaire Guo Wengui is having on the political elite in Beijing as he fires explosive, but largely unsubstantiated, accusations of corruption and wrongdoing against them...
In the fourth installment of his series of Radio Free Asia commentaries on billionaire gadfly Guo Wengui, Liang Jing looks at how Guo has accelerated the “internationalization” of China’s domestic crisis. Previous essays in the series have looked at...
For years after it took control of Hong Kong from Britain, China kept its military in the city on a low profile. Its presence was largely symbolic and People's Liberation Army troops were rarely seen outside their main barracks in...
If you want to know why the European Union has shied from challenging China on its human rights record, look no further than what happened the last time a European country crossed Beijing. In November 2013, a Spanish court ordered...
This post is part of Blinkist's books-in-blinks series. The series provides key messages from books that you might not have time to read in their entirety. Here are the key messages from Dealing With China by Former US Treasury Secretary Henry...
One of the many dangers posed to our society by having a president who’s a serial liar — and who doesn’t behave like an adult, let alone a president — is that we more easily ignore him even if...
SYDNEY, Australia — As the United States investigates Russia’s efforts to sway last year’s presidential election, Australia is engaged in a heated debate over how vulnerable its own political system is to foreign influence — and whether China is...
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Seven myths about China

We are on the cusp of serious ­debates about the implications for Australia and the whole Asia-Pacific world of the vast increase in Chinese...

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