A group of 37 countries, including North Korea, Russia and Saudia Arabia, signed a letter in support of China's human rights record.
Yang's detainment is set to further complicate Australia's relationship with China.
China’s aggressive program of acquiring technology from abroad should be a cause of concern for Australian universities. Yet, our system of vetting research collaborations is clearly broken.
While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
Episode 3 of the To the moon and beyond podcast takes a look at who some of the key players are in the 21st century space race and what they are competing for.
Pro-Beijing media used different messages to target specific audiences inside and outside China during the Hong Kong protests, but each had the same goal – putting the right spin on the news.
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
Chinese media sees the protests very differently to Western media.
Australia has well established urban design guidelines, whereas many Chinese cities don't have any – and it shows. But Australia can also learn from China.
While some argue that Western LGBT+ ideals have no place in Asia, a new ruling in Hong Kong shows that these values have no bearing on the law.
While 92% of adults feel that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, only 32% have actually done so.
How does China go about winning back the hearts and minds of the world? Its obsession with control and misplaced soft power efforts are clearly not doing it any favours.
China wages 'war on air pollution', but turning away from fossil fuels towards natural gas has its challenges.
Why the UK should follow the US lead in plans to issue an annual certificate of Hong Kong's autonomy.
Protests in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law are the largest in the territory's history. But not all of the people out in the street share the same tactics or goals.
Pressure from US tariffs on Chinese goods is forcing China to restructure its economy, become more innovative and it is boosting domestic morale.
Even if only 130 Australians of non-Chinese heritage can speak Mandarin fluently, there are many more if you count those of Chinese heritage. And a level of fluency is not the only measure of success.
Western aid has resulted in an Anglo-American culture of journalism education which has proved impractical to implement in African countries with illiberal political regimes.
Vanuatu has banned them outright, while many Chinese families use just one every 24 hours. So why are Australians still sending millions of dirty nappies to landfill every single day?