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  • China in the News: May 14, 2021

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    US Secretary of State says Australia won’t face China’s ‘economic coercion’ alone Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the United States will not leave Australia alone in the face of economic coercion from China, and that such behaviour …ABC News1… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 13, 2021

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    China used social media to spread misinformation to discredit western media during pandemic, report finds At the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s global media influence was in full swing, using social media to discredit western media outlets and spread… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 12, 2021

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    China releases once-in-a-decade census data showing falling population growth New census data released on Tuesday reveals China’s population growth has fallen to its slowest pace since the 1960s, posing a challenge to policymakers in …ABC News20 hours ago China’s population… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 11, 2021

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    China defends handling of rocket debris, accuses America of double standards China says it closely tracked the trajectory of its Long March 5B rocket booster and points to Western media using “romantic rhetoric” about recent SpaceX debris …ABC News13 hours… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 10, 2021

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    China-backed Confucius Institutes face closure under veto laws The University of Sydney is among at least four universities to have registered their Confucius Institute contracts under the Commonwealth’s new foreign veto …Sydney Morning Herald3 hours ago China rocket debris lands… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 9, 2021

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    China rocket debris lands in ocean, draws NASA criticism Beijing: Remnants of China’s biggest rocket have landed in the Indian Ocean, with the bulk of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the Earth’s …Sydney Morning Herald2 hours ago China’s Long… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 8, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Is Brazil ‘overkilling’ its cattle herd to meet China’s demand for beef? And what does it mean for Australia? China’s escalating demand for beef is being met by… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 7, 2021

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    China retaliates: suspending its Strategic Economic Dialogue with Australia is symbolic, but still a big deal Beijing’s suspension of the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue sends a strong signal it is prepared to escalate tensions.The Conversation AU8 hours ago ‘No prospects’… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 6, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Beijing suspends China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue China’s government has announced it is indefinitely suspending all activities under the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue – the first formal freeze of… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 5, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Australians don’t want a war with China. It’s time to raise voices against it For a long time now, Australia’s discussion of China has been replete with the… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 4, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Conflict with China a ‘high likelihood’, says top Australian general The former head of Australia’s special forces told his troops that we were already engaged in a “grey… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 3, 2021

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    News headlines about China from around the world China under fire over ‘despicable’ act mocking Covid epicentre The post on Chinese website Weibo has sparked outrage, with some saying it lacks basic decency.Yahoo News Australia3 hours ago Communist Party of… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 2, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Andrews government maintains secrecy on deal it signed with China The Andrews government will keep secret a deal it signed with Beijing aimed at fostering China’s government involvement… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: May 1, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia – More employees want flexibility as small minority want a completely onsite work arrangement A majority of Asia’s workforce have expressed a desire for flexibility in where… Read More ›

  • China in the News: May 1, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) The politics of standing up to Xi’s China The new Defence Minister, Peter Dutton, has been criticised for warmongering this week, and the government stands accused of trying… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 30, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Scott Morrison’s India and China problems share the same challenge — finding the right balance The difficulties of achieving balance are being exposed currently on two fronts —… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 29, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) COVID-19 won’t rattle East Asian supply chains Author: Fukunari Kimura, Keio University. In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a series of overreactions about the… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 29, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China tells Australia to abandon its ‘Cold War mentality’ while criticising our politicians China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman issues a new warning to Australia’s politicians, who he labels the… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 28, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia-Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest economic data from Australia, Japan Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Wednesday morning trade after a slew of economic data.CNBC21 minutes ago… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 28, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China Urges Australia Not to Abandon Support for Taiwan Reunification China cautioned Australia to abide by its ‘One China’ policy after a senior Australian on Sunday warned of… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 27, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China says Australia must stick to ‘One China’ policy after Peter Dutton warns of conflict over Taiwan independence China responds to comments by Defence Minister Peter Dutton, saying… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 26, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Amid US-China tensions, Asia must come together to take back its destiny Asia’s internal differences leave it susceptible to outside intervention, and that stops it from realising its… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 26, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) ‘Very courageous’: Former Obama official backs Australia’s hardline stance against China A senior defence official under former United States president Barack Obama says the Five Eyes spy network… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 25, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Malaria in Asia Pacific: A complex but solvable problem The Lost Voice: Eliminating malaria in a COVID-19 world An article by Doctor Julia Cutts for World Malaria Day… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 25, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) ‘Preposterous’: China’s damning words for Australia as spat intensifies The ugly back-and-forth shows no signs of slowing down as Australia is warned to act ‘immediately’ to avoid further… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 24, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) North Korea’s dwindling relations with Southeast Asia Author: Liang Tuang Nah, RSIS. For much of its history, North Korea has not only lived up to its reputation as… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 24, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China is on track to unveil a digital currency that it hopes could challenge dollar dominance Remember when Facebook planned to launch its own digital currency Libra? Well,… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 23, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Tackling housing unaffordability in post-COVID-19 Asia Authors: Matthias Helble, ADB and Kwan Ok Lee, NUS. As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates digitisation and a shift to remote work, it… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 23, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China threatens to retaliate after Australia cancels two Belt and Road agreements Chinese state media says the Australian government has fired a ‘major shot’ in what could be… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 22, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) The Taiwan risk gorilla kicks Kim to Asia’s sidelines William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of “Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan’s Lost… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 22, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) What happens to China’s rich and famous when they run into trouble with the law? China is producing billionaires faster than anywhere on earth. But many of those… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 21, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia faces complex policy considerations The battle against Covid-19 is by no means over, but Asia’s central banks must start confronting post-pandemic considerations. China is already taking steps… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 21, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Australia’s $160m hay exports to China under threat as permits lapse Australian hay growers could be the next major industry frozen out by China, with Canberra-Beijing relations yet… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 20, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia’s tourism hopes slowly rise The tourism industry in Asia has been severely impacted by the pandemic. Can vaccination rollouts and travel bubbles kick-start the recovery?BlueNotes2 hours ago… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 20, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Uyghur Australian woman breaks her silence as her husband is sentenced to 25 years in a Chinese jail in Xinjiang Mehray Mezensof speaks out for the first time… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 19, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) April 18: East Asia leads e-commerce and the digital trade revolution Inclusive and sustainable East Asian digital platforms are leading the global e-commerce revolution.East Asia Forum13 hours ago… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 19, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China is growing faster than ever: What it means for Aussies As Australia’s biggest trading partner, China’s strong economic rebound is good news.Yahoo Finance Australia3 hours ago China,… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 18, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) How does Australia’s vaccination efforts compare with other Asia-Pacific countries? Millions of people have already been vaccinated in other Asia-Pacific countries, including China, Indonesia and India. How did… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 18, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) US and Japan vow to push back on China’s ‘intimidation’, tech dominance Washington: Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga have vowed to work together to push… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 17, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) China ramps up media war on Xinjiang as censors blur Western brands Videos of Uyghurs dancing happily, praising the Chinese government, and denying human rights abuses are flooding… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 16, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) ADF chief Angus Campbell urges China to resolve dispute with Taiwan to avoid ‘disastrous’ conflict The Chief of Australia’s Defence Force Angus Campbell has warned that conflict in… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 15, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Transcript of April 2021 Asia and Pacific Department Press Briefing April 14, 2021. SPEAKERS: JONATHAN OSTRY Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department. KEIKO UTSUNOMIYA Senior Communications Officer …International… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 15, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Is China really about to invade Taiwan? Analysts say US military’s warnings of rising threat reflect deterioration in US-China ties rather than any real change.Al Jazeera English2 hours… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 14, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Geopolitics drives vaccine access in Asia Geopolitics boosts vaccine access in Asia, but equitable access remains far off.East Asia Forum15 hours ago What does Grab’s SPAC record say… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 14, 2021

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    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Australia facing potential war with China, former defence minister Christopher Pyne warns Former defence minister Christopher Pyne has warned that Australia is at risk of being dragged into… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 13, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia-Pacific stocks edge higher; Alibaba shares in Hong Kong surge for a second day Hong Kong-listed shares of Chinese tech giant Alibaba surged more than 3% in Tuesday… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 13, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Former defence minister Christopher Pyne warns of potential war with China in the Indo-Pacific region The chances of a war in the Indo-Pacific region involving China are rising… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 12, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Global digital governance can start in Asia An economic cooperation agenda should be developed around shared and common interests in digital trade facilitation.East Asia Forum33 minutes ago Monitoring… Read More ›

  • China in the News: April 12, 2021

    China News

    Daily news headlines about China from around the world (past 24 hours) Chinese coronavirus vaccines have low effectiveness, country’s top disease control official says In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control… Read More ›

  • Asia in the News: April 11, 2021

    Asian Flags

    Daily news headlines about Asia from around the world (past 24 hours) Asia’s Positive Stock Outlook Is Clouded by Chinese Selloff The allure of Asian stocks is fading after beating global peers last year.Bloomberg1 hour ago Asian companies turn to… Read More ›