Chinese President Xi Jinping at the recent Asian-African Conference in Jakarta.
If US President Donald Trump is the consummate dealmaker he purports to be, he should find the low risk, high returns of greater US-China-Africa cooperation irresistible.
Mark McGowan can confidently put his ideas into action after Labor’s landslide victory in the March 11 WA state election.
The appointment of Western Australia's first minister for Asian engagement shows the new state government understands how deeply embedded the state’s interests are in the Asian neighbourhood.
In a nation where urban living is the ultimate attainment, some households are bracing against the surging tide of development.
To survive in a Chinese world, Australia is going to have to say ‘no’ to China – as Gough Whitlam did.
National Archives of Australia
Now, more than at any time in our history, Australia needs a relationship with China 'comparable with that which we have, or seek, with other major powers'.
A North Korean ballistic rocket launching drill, undated photo.
REUTERS/ North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA)
Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
There's a good reason why Tony Blair and David Cameron were keen to boast about their footballing allegiances – Theresa May should take note.
Julie Bishop’s comments come ahead of a visit to Australia this month by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Julie Bishop has sent an unusually pointed message to China about the importance of democratic institutions.
Tokyo turns out for its returning athletes after the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Since the 1970s, several Asian countries, such as China, Japan, and South Korea, have strongly increased their influence in the Olympic movement.
Destroying Chinese war junks by Edward Duncan.
As the UK sets up post-Brexit trade deals with Commonwealth countries, it should be mindful of history.
The cryptocurrency is now starting to challenge gold as the investment of choice.
The continent needs investment – and China has long been providing it.
The Chinese Community Party has trouble controlling its own members much less those of private businesses.
The public debate about Chinese corporations investing in Australia is spurred by several misleading ideas about the control of the Chinese government and its intervention with private businesses.
China plys its trade in Europe.
The One Belt One Road programme is much more than just a freight line to new customers in the West.
People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a mass rally and parade in Pyongyang.
In 2017, the Korean Peninsula retains its status as “political hotspot”, due largely to the uncertainty surrounding North Korea’s nuclear intentions. Even in the context of the country’s most recent missile…
While Xi Jinping will no doubt continue as general secretary of the party, the question is whether he will be able to install enough people loyal to him.
There are many key events to watch for this year in China, but by far the most significant is the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, likely to be held in November. The congress is held…
A family catches Mardi Gras beads during the Krewe of Thoth parade down St. Charles Avenue in 2000.
Each Mardi Gras, 25 million pounds of beads hit the streets of New Orleans. One researcher went to the Chinese factories that make them – and spoke to the workers who believe the beads will be given to royalty.
California is particularly earthquake-prone, hosting the great San Andreas fault zone.
Can California's wet weather make earthquakes more likely? Scientists are still learning about what triggers these events. Even human activity can be a culprit.
After the extraordinary attention accorded to the visit to Australia by the leader of a country whose economic importance to us is limited – if prospective – it might not be a bad idea to put all this…
A banner deal for the auto sector?
The French group might well manage to turn around General Motors' struggling division, but plants will close, and the UK looks vulnerable.
Diana (Xiaojie) Lin as the mother in Little Emperors.
China's demographic experiment come to life in Little Emperors, but not always successfully.