A billboard campaigning against crude oil theft. Nigeria is under pressure from falling oil prices and China’s economic slowdown.
How should Nigeria weather yet another episode of oil price shock? This time it's likely to be worsened by two events of significant global effect.
Locations such as Queensland’s Gold Coast have been nominated as at risk of money laundering by international criminals targeting real estate.
Much more can be done to protect Australia's property market from international criminals seeking to wash their proceeds.
China's aviation industry is bucking the global economic slowdown. But the women that fuel it are facing burnout.
China is Australia’s most important trading partner and a growing source of investment.
The “national interest”, at least as far as economic policy is concerned, has always been a contested compromise and a consequence of the relative political influence of domestic forces.
1964 poster: ‘Prevent Malaria and Take Care of People’s Health.’
Painted by Wu Hao 吴昊
This year's Nobel Prize for Medicine went partly for research done during the Chinese Cultural Revolution based on traditional Chinese medicine. Here's the story of Project 523.
Background briefing. How China has been given access to UK energy.
REUTERS/China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC
The Chancellor has to face some hard scrutiny of a deal which would look like a communist coup under a Labour PM.
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce, speaking on Q&A.
Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce, told Q&A that China will increase its carbon emissions 150% between 2005 and 2030. Is that correct?
China knows the smart money is on renewables, and not just because of climate change.
China is pouring money into clean energy - not just to tackle climate change but because these are economically fruitful industries. And as China develops them, the technologies will get cheaper for everyone.
The ace of cups.
Ten years ago, the English Potteries looked to be breathing their last. Their reinvention should bring hope to struggling manufacturing bases everywhere.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced pledged to adopt a national emissions trading scheme from 2017.
China, the world's biggest greenhouse emitter, will set up a national emissions trading scheme beginning in 2017. Our experts react to the announcement, made during President Xi Jinping's US state visit.
Climate diplomacy: in a another joint announcement from the US and China, president Xi Jinping committed to an emissions trading scheme in 2017.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a landmark commitment on climate change, pledging to launch what will become the world's largest and most important emissions trading scheme when it begins in 2017.
The meeting between the leaders of China and the United States has rapidly become the gold standard for set-piece diplomatic extravaganzas. Xi Jinping and Barack Obama are, after all, the two most powerful…
Motivation to act: Beijing pollution.
A summit between officials from the US and China on climate change underscores the crucial role cities need to play in meeting national carbon-emission goals.
Gui Jun Peng
The UK's first new nuclear power station since the 1990s is coming at the expense of renewable energy and leaving us unnervingly in hock to the Chinese.
Reports suggest President Xi will meet with US tech leaders this week. Will that overshadow his meeting with President Obama?
While the timing of the planned forum is not ideal, it continues a long tradition of Chinese leaders engaging with US tech leaders and may prove beneficial to overall relations.
On the case: Thai policemen.
The Thai authorities have finally announced they are exploring a connection between the recent Bangkok bombing and Chinese Uighur separatists. Why?
Ai Weiwei, Coloured Vases, 2006. Neolithic vases (5000-3000 BC) with industrial paint, dimensions variable.
© Ai Weiwei
What you should know about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
Chinalco is one of a number of state-owned enterprises the Communist Party is hoping to overhaul.
China has signalled a plan to slim down its state-owned enterprises, but there's no sign yet it's willing to give up any real control.
The Fed building in New York: just a nice facade?
Market speculation on whether the Fed will raise rates is reaching fever pitch, but the central bank no longer has the pull it once did.
The balance of trade positions of Australian agriculture and food manufacturing have deteriorated since FTAs with New Zealand, the United States and Thailand have come into play.
Analysis of free trade agreements with New Zealand, the US and Thailand show these failed to boost Australian agriculture and food imports.