John Garnaut

John Garnaut

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.

N Korea nuclear test puts neighbours on notice

John Garnaut North Korea has once again defied the world to conduct its third nuclear test, taking the hermit kingdom a step closer to a credible nuclear weapon that could theoretically strike the United States...

The end of the line

Red phone for Filip Bjazevic's Home Sunday life
1970s PMG-issue telephone, $69 from Chapel St Bazaar

THE AGE SUNDAY LIFE Photo: ESTELLE JUDAH
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John Garnaut A well-placed phone call on a Cold War-style defence hotline might prevent full-blown conflict between China and the US.

North Korean dictator-in-waiting linked to deadly artillery attack

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John Garnaut HERALD CORRESPONDENT NORTH KOREA has burnished the leadership credentials of its 26-year-old dictator-in-waiting with a deadly artillery attack on South Korean territory, causing its neighbour to return fire and scramble...