A diplomatically explosive phone call between president-elect Donald Trump and the president of Taiwan risks provoking a cold war between the United States and China with potentially catastrophic economic and security implications for the region and the world, according to Bob Carr
China's central government has ordered tighter controls on offshore investments made by state-owned enterprises amid concerns over accelerating capital outflows.
Chinese companies have been on a record acquisition spree, buying into everything from blood plasma to airline food. Here are 10 of the more surprising things Chinese money is buying.
There's a Chinese saying that stems from Sun Tzu's ancient text The Art of War: You can kill 1,000 enemies, but you would also lose 800 soldiers.
Two years ago, Oppo and Vivo couldn't crack the top five in China's smartphone market. Now they're on top after elbowing Apple aside.
The founder of a Chinese brand of high-tech toilets called Trump said he had no intention of soiling the name of America's next president.
One of 18 Crown Resorts employees detained a month ago in China has been released on bail, suggesting authorities have concluded their preliminary investigations and could soon move to formally arrest and then charge those remaining in custody.
Donald Trump's big win might seem a big loss for China. However, his policies will ultimately work to China's advantage.
Donald Trump's journey to victory in the US presidential election prompted the biggest rally in five months for a Chinese stock that sounds like "Trump Wins Big" to Mandarin speakers. "Aunt Hillary" fell.
Global miner Rio Tinto has suspended two senior executives following the discovery of large payments to a consultant who worked on the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.
China's business regulator said it has warned leading online shopping companies, including Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com, against adopting dodgy sales tactics at China's biggest shopping day of the year.
Orica shares surge on hopes the worst is now behind it.
Australia's Justice Minister directly raised with China's top police official the government's concerns regarding four Australians detained on the mainland.
Our addiction to mobile devices has fuelled a global boom in demand for rare earths, yet the sole Australian player in the market is awash in a sea of red.
Lithium plays may be enticing investors at the speculative end of the market, but BHP reckons copper will be a prime beneficiary of the push towards electric cars and renewable energy.
Chevron has confirmed a significant cost blow out at the massive Wheatstone gas export project off western Australia as partners in one of Queensland's projects, APLNG, has confirmed it may not reach full capacity for another six months due to gas supply constraints.
Bega Cheese shares continued to fall amid concerns over an infant milk formula market push into China along with broader milk industry woes
Fears that Chinese demand for Australian-made infant formula has turned had the share price of key players sold off in trading on Tuesday, in the wake of comments by Bega Cheese that a recently launched venture with Blackmores is under pressure.
Bega Cheese shares have slumped as a push into the infant formula market has soured.
It's unclear what the impact would be in the event of another financial crisis, says Bank of England veteran Dr Paul Fisher.
The arrest of Crown Casino staff in China reinforces the importance of Australian businesses understanding the playing field and the rules of the game when doing business in China.
Crown Resorts employees detained across several cities in mainland China are being transferred to Shanghai.
Police are preparing to charge the 18 Crown Resorts employees arrested across China, including three Australians, with organising gambling activities for mainland nationals overseas, Fairfax Media has learned.
Government raids on Crown Resorts' offices in China have sent the company's share price plummeting on Monday, cutting billionaire James Packer's paper wealth by about half a billion dollars.
The Chinese Government appears to be looking for a showdown with Australian billionaire James Packer. His gaming empire, Crown Resorts, is reeling in response to the massive raids on its Chinese operations and the detention of 18 staff.
Chinese authorities have detained at least 18 employees of billionaire James Packer's Crown Resorts, including three Australians, in a coordinated police operation targeting the gaming giant's marketing activities on the mainland.
Several employees from casino giant Crown are believed to have been arrested and detained in China by local authorities.
China's producer prices unexpectedly rose in September for the first time in nearly five years, while consumer inflation quickened to 1.9 per cent from a year earlier, also beating market expectations.
China's September exports fell 10 per cent from a year earlier, far worse than expected, while imports unexpectedly shrank 1.9 per cent after picking up in August, suggesting signs of steadying in the world's second-largest economy may be short-lived.
Qantas will resume direct fights between Sydney and Beijing in January, more than seven years after it axed services to China's capital.
Socks and undies be damned, this year make sure you get something really want.
How the famous perfectionist created a prison for his heroine under the guise glamour.
We've all read into the LinkedIn 'people who have viewed your profile' closely. But why?
Referee interviews are often box-ticking to reinforce a decision already made.