Many are asking whether Prime Minister Anthony Albanese raised with Chinese President Xi Jinping that Australian sailors have been injured by sonar pulses from a Chinese destroyer.
It’s good to talk − just don’t expect it to result in a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington.
Despite a positive meeting, the contest between the world’s two biggest economies remains heated, largely without guardrails and of immense risk.
Relations between the U.S. and China have been particularly tense for the last few years. Can one summit between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping significantly improve relations?
Scholars writing for The Conversation take a deeper look at some of the issues expected to be on the agenda when the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies meet.
The Israeli attack on Gaza is undermining the West’s international standing, offering opportunities for China to enhance its regional and global diplomatic influence.
A new series attempts to integrate traditional Chinese cultural ideas with the Communist Party’s official Marxist ideology, with mixed results.
Beijing focused on the shared interests and identities between China and Australia, emphasising the enduring importance of the bilateral economic relationship.
Beijing’s tone on the Middle East crisis has shifted since Hamas’s initial attack, becoming increasingly pro-Palestinian.
There are limits around what Australia might hope to achieve and what it should expect in Beijing, but there is room for cooperation.
Areas such as artificial intelligence, green development, e-commerce, and tech cooperation have been added.
Wednesday’s September-quarter figures, showing inflation is still uncomfortably high, set off speculation about whether the Reserve Bank will increase interest rates again
The forum made it clear that Russia is increasingly becoming a client state for China.
In this podcast, senior fellow from the Lowy Institute and expert on Asia Richard McGregor joins The Conversation to canvass the prime minister's coming trip to China.
South-East Asia is anxious about the Ukraine war’s impact on regional economies. For New Zealand, that presents more pressing geopolitical priorities than confronting China.
China is seeking not merely to resist but to dismantle a foundational idea of the post-Cold War international order – the universality of human rights.
The disparate nature of the six prospective members is bound to spark debate about the real nature of Brics.
Following deteriorating relations with the West, Russia has shifted focus to Asia, and hold China to help expand its influence.
With a visit to NATO in July, and a decision due on joining the AUKUS security pact, Chris Hipkins’ visit to China has been well timed to avoid any further provocations.
When is a dictatorship not a dictatorship? When you’re a New Zealand prime minister and you’re due to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping, that’s when.