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John Garnaut is Fairfax Media's Asia Pacific editor. Most recently he was China correspondent. John graduated in law and arts from Monash University and worked for three years as a commercial lawyer at Melbourne firm Hall & Wilcox before joining the Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet in 2002. He became the Economics Correspondent in the Canberra press gallery and in 2007 was posted to Beijing.
John Garnaut Monday's trade deal reflects a `commitment from the president' to kick-start a new round of trade liberalisation.
Matt Wade and John Garnaut While Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping have been feted in the halls of Australian power, and Modi prepares for another rock star welcome in Melbourne tonight, the placards that line the streets they...
Mark Kenny, John Garnaut, and David Wroe Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed a dramatic deepening of Australia's defence, security, and economic relationship in a gesture clearly designed to offer a counter-balance to the China...
John Garnaut Australia and India have entered a new era of security and military co-operation based on shared values and aimed at defending a rules-based international order.
John Garnaut Australia was supposed to pay a heavy price for the Abbott government sidling closer to the United States and Japan, while pushing back against Chinese territorial misbehaviour.
John Garnaut China's president has arrived in Canberra with what could be the most ambitious free trade agreement it has signed since committing to the World Trade Organisation.
John Garnaut So, after 10 years of negotiations, just what does Australia stand to gain from inking a free trade agreement with its biggest trading partner?
John Garnaut, Seoul and Gareth Hutchens Australia intends to continue discussions on the proposed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite China's reluctance to adhere to World Bank-style governance provisions.
John Garnaut Whatever encouragement Joe Hockey gave to Lou Jiwei's proposal for an Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, it is clear that China's adroit diplomats made the most of it.
John Garnaut, Matthew Knott, Gareth Hutchens The Australian government would join a controversial Chinese-led infrastructure bank if Beijing can meet global governance standards, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says, despite reports that cabinet's...
John Garnaut Tony Abbott has shown his sceptics he can do business in three of the big four capitals of Asia and today, in Jakarta, he gets the chance to try for the quadrella.
John Garnaut, Michael Bachelard Indonesia's incoming president has promised a tough approach to issues of sovereignty and issued a blunt warning to Tony Abbott, stating it is unacceptable for the Australian navy to enter Indonesian...
John Garnaut The first cracks appeared in Clive Palmer’s China story about four years ago, when he collided with the glamorous daughter of the former premier, Li Peng.
Peter Hartcher and John Garnaut The Abbott government has discussed with the Obama administration the subject that was supposed to be unmentionable between them: climate change.
John Garnaut and Peter Hartcher The US alliance will not drag Australia into war with China, says the top US diplomat for Asia.
John Garnaut The United States is working to integrate Australian warships into its ballistic missile defence systems in north-east Asia, as it strives to bolster the credibility of American power in this region.
John Garnaut The United States is working to integrate Australian warships into its ballistic-missile defence systems in North-east Asia, as it strives to bolster the credibility of American power in the region.
David Wroe and John Garnaut A top Chinese general will hold high-level military talks with the Abbott government on Wednesday in a move that an expert says shows the relationship with Beijing remains on a steady course.
John Garnaut The personal attack raised eyebrows in the diplomatic corps both in Australia and abroad. So what was Ms Bishop’s sin?
John Garnaut, Asia-Pacific Editor It was only after several circumnavigations of the globe, at some point between being publicly excoriated in China and secretly poring over maps of Syria with the King of Jordan, that the cables...