The Chinese government has a multi-pronged approach to quell the protests –building support among business elites, putting pressure on companies and ramping up its misinformation campaigns.
Australia must develop the intellectual acumen to see the world through China’s leaders’ eyes to manage the relationship on its own terms.
There is growing concern that China is trying to use universities to silence its critics in the West.
Telegram enabled protesters in Hong Kong to evade surveillance, but a DDoS attack and the arrest of a group administrator undermined the ability of protesters to organise and communicate.
Scott Morrison, desperate to smother what is on most criteria a damaging story coming almost on the eve of the election being called, insists there is nothing to see in Dutton's conduct.
Chinese-language social media in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.
The author of the controversial Silent Invasion argues it's not the book, but the reaction to it, that has highlighted something troubling in Australian intellectual life.
Recent changes to China's constitution signal loud and clear that any hope for a path to democracy must be checked with reality.
The Chinese Communist Party's decision to remove presidential term limits could be a signal to African despots.
Any naive hopes for a peaceful evolution to democracy in China are shattered against the reality that it's now a one-man dictatorship. What does it mean for the West?
Xi Jinping is now ruling without term limits. That's bad news for corrupt officials – and perhaps for the Chinese people.
The Chinese government will use its consolidated power to try to reign in some of the biggest problems facing its economy in 2018.
Australian universities shouldn't silence or be silenced by Chinese students who hold nationalistic views, they should encourage a healthy debate.
The Chinese Communist Party has disciplined more than a million officials since Xi took power in 2012. What is going on?
Speaking with: Professor Bates Gill on Australia’s changing relationship with China.
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William Isdale speaks with Bates Gill on the importance of Australia's relationship with China and how best to navigate the sometimes complex alliance.
Still smarting from centuries of ancient humiliation, China is ready to rise to global supremacy.
China's surplus of unmarriageable men poses a stark dilemma for Xi and other leaders as they set the country's economic course for the next five years.
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress will see one of the biggest turnovers of China’s military elite since the founding of the country.
Next week, the Communist Party of China will commence its 19th National Party Congress, where its leadership and policy agenda for the next five years will be announced.
The future direction of the Chinese Communist Party will be decided at this year's National Congress. The leader may not change but there are key roles up for grabs.