President Xi Jinping enters China’s National People’s Congress on May 22.
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As China recovers, its success in containing COVID-19 is being put down to the devotion and solidarity of the people.
A supporter of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen outside her campaign headquarters in Taipei on January 11, 2020, the day of her re-election.
By providing assistance to many countries affected by the pandemic, the People's Republic of China is seeking to create a diversionary tactic to quietly put increasing pressure on Taiwan.
The death of coronavirus whistleblower Dr Li Wengliang led to a backlash against China's policy of information control. Now the state is trying to control that too.
A large portrait of Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Gate adjacent to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Jan. 27, 2020.
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A scholar who moved to the U.S. from China as a child went back to China to conduct research as an adult. She found vast differences in approach.
‘It is inevitable that Australia will make more decisions that China doesn’t like,’ said Penny Wong.
Focusing on China policy in a Monday address - released ahead of delivery - Penny Wong says Australia needs to 'define the boundaries' of its engagement with China as the relationship is in a new phase.
Chinese students come to Australia to study for the same reasons as other international students.
The majority of students from China come to Australia to learn English and be exposed to a different culture. This helps them get a competitive edge over graduates in their home country.
Preparations for China’s 70th anniversary parade.
What 70 years of mass military parades reveal about the Chinese Communist Party's rule.
There are legitimate questions about Liu’s past connections to associations with direct or indirect links with the Chinese Communist Party.
Liu's disastrous interview on Sky News forced the government into a full scale defence of her, saying that Labor, in pursuing her, was being “xenophobic” and “grubby”.
Police separate pro-China and pro-Hong Kong students at an August 16 protest outside the University of South Australia in Adelaide.
The protests in Hong Kong have led to clashes between Chinese students here in Australia. What is it that makes those from mainland China so patriotic towards their country and leadership?
Beijing has a long-term Hong Kong challenge on its hands, one that in many ways is of its own making.
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.
Expertise on the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party is spread dangerously thin across Australia.
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 was targeted in a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack during the protests.
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.
Dutton denies the lunch was about Huang’s citizenship bid.
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.
WeChat is an all-in-one social media platform that combines services such as those offered by WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay.
Chinese-language social media in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is sworn in for a second term at the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall.
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.
Xi Jinping votes on a constitutional amendment lifting presidential term limits.
Recent changes to China's constitution signal loud and clear that any hope for a path to democracy must be checked with reality.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has led social and economic transformation.
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The Chinese Communist Party's decision to remove presidential term limits could be a signal to African despots.
Chinese President Xi Jinping claps while addressing the media in October 2017 as he introduces new members of the Politburo Standing Committee at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People.
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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.