China News Stories (previously China Daily Mail) is a Brisbane based publication founded by Craig Hill in 2012. Craig has previously written in China for the popular expat website eChinacities and was editor of China Trade Mag.
Craig has also written for a number of publications in Australia including New Matilda, Independent Australia, Big Issue Magazine, The Koori Mail, The National Indigenous Times and the Goulburn Post.
China News Stories is a collection of articles about China, as well as a chance for writers to promote their own sites. Some of our most prominent stories that have been picked up by major media publications around the world include:
The Aljazeera article in July 2015, Vietnam and the US: From enemies to lovers, referenced the China News Stories article Vietnam dispatches 29 ships to intercept Chinese oil rig in South China Sea; standoff with 80 Chinese ships.
The news.com.au article in November 2014, Construction of an airfield on the disputed Spratly Islands puts Australia in reach of China’s strategic bombers: Reports, referenced the China News Stories exclusive article in May 2014 China continues advance into South China Sea; military base to be built on artificial island, which broke the story six months earlier.
The Philippines Star article Reports: China plans to seize Pag-Asa Island this year referenced the China News Stories exclusive article Chinese troops to seize Zhongye Island back from the Philippines in 2014. These articles directly caused the Philippines government to demand an explanation from China. China initially denied the plans, but later admitted it was true. The following day, USA announced its 100% commitment to defend Philippines if China carried out this invasion.
The New York Times article A game of shark and minnow was inspired and based mostly on the exclusive China News Stories article China boasts of strategy to “recover” islands occupied by Philippines. The New York Times contacted China News Stories several times to confirm details when compiling their story, which was about another plan by China to invade a Philippines island.
The BBC article Gu Kailai and the body double debate referenced the China News Stories article “Body double” blocked in online searches; Gu Kailai imposter at trial?.
The South China Morning Post (SCMP) article China’s nationalist left is getting really agitated by criticism of protest violence referenced the China News Stories article Modern Chinese ethical dilemmas.
The National Interest article China Claiming Okinawa Is Like Japan Claiming Hawaii referenced the China News Stories article Why China will “reclaim” Siberia.