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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 Nations large and small are deepening old military ties and forging new ones across the Asia-Pacific. It's the latest version of the new Great Game.
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 There are hints Australia may may need to set new rules in dealings with Chinese president President Xi Jinping.
John Garnaut Military ties between Australia and Japan have been growing so fast that they amount to a "quasi-alliance".
John Garnaut, Michael Bachelard Joko Widodo, who on Monday tomorrow will be inaugurated as Indonesia's second directly elected president, will quickly move to salve the festering grievances of West Papua.
John Garnaut When CY Leung parachuted out of his insolvent property business to make his run for Hong Kong's top job he tried to extract an additional 3 million pounds from Australian firm UGL, emails obtained by...
Richard Baker Nick McKenzie John Garnaut The Australian Federal Police has been asked to investigate Australian engineering company UGL's secret multi-million-dollar payments to Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker and John Garnaut Hong Kong's embattled chief executive, CY Leung, has pocketed millions in secret fees from a listed Australian company in return for supporting its Asian business.
John Garnaut UGL Q&A with Fairfax Media
John Garnaut, Asia-Pacifc Editor 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 'Even those sympathetic to Abbott are muttering the government has brought much of this week’s mayhem on itself'.
John Garnaut Chinese surveillance tactics in Australia arouse strong feelings.
John Garnaut China is building large covert informant networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
John Garnaut China is building large covert spy networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
John Garnaut Trade, tension, triumph: the PM's Asian trip pays off.
John Garnaut The Rudd government's defence white paper of 2009 exploded like a bomb beneath the China relationship.
Mark Kenny and John Garnaut, Shanghai Australia and China have agreed to top-level talks to strengthen and provide direction to an economically crucial relationship that also presents vast opportunities.