Unlike the US, Australia hasn't yet been hit by a large-scale disinformation campaign focussed on meddling with elections. But this is a 'realistic prospect' moving forward.
There are growing calls for the Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun to be freed after six months of detention and interrogation in China.
Yang's detainment is set to further complicate Australia's relationship with China.
China threatens to divide the close bond Australia and the US have shared for decades.
Chinatown Haymarket has emerged as an evolving site where Asian urban modernity is introduced into Sydney.
Brexit means the UK is seeking new partners, but how much is it willing to put up with to get a deal?
The Chinese zodiac predicts justice, openness, tolerance and innovation for the year ahead. After a difficult political year, it could be just the tonic.
Pierre Ryckmans - also known by his nom-de-plume, Simon Leys - was an inspirational teacher, the bête-noire of sinology and an outspoken public intellectual. A new biography tells his story.
A trade spat could jack up the cost of going solar, killing jobs and obstructing efforts to do something about climate change.
Some will be hoping that Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader was a wrong number.