Ausgrid: electricity decision fails to shock

By Mark Beeson Professor of International Politics, University of Western Australia Poor Scott Morrison. Public policy storms don’t get more perfect than this. Nor are they generally...

China’s Image

On balance, global views of China are positive, although ratings for the Asian power vary significantly across nations and regions. Similarly, China’s growing economic...

Death Threats and Dawn Raids: Welcome to China’s Anti-Graft Drive

Bloomberg News 26 January 2015Frozen Chinese bank accounts. Top executives taken in for questioning. Reports of death threats and pre-dawn clashes between armed body guards...

Robber barons, beware

A crackdown on corruption has spread anxiety among China’s business elite Oct 24th 2015 | SHANGHAI “PROBLEMS that occur in business …should not be politicised.” So...

US professors urge Western universities to end ties to China’s Confucius...

By Peter Foster, Washington 6:22AM BST 18 Jun 2014 In a serious blow to China's soft-power outreach, a leading association of American professors warns that Confucius...

China slips down corruption perception index, despite high-profile crackdown

By Euan McKirdy, CNN  December 3, 2014 Despite a highly-publicized anti-corruption drive spearheaded by President Xi Jinping, China's position on an international corruption perceptions index...