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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.

Opportunity knocks with new leaders' forum with China

Mark Kenny, John Garnaut in Shanghai Australia and China have agreed to top level strategic talks to strengthen and provide direction to an economically crucial relationship which also presents vast opportunities.

China's Confucian culture clash

John Garnaut Students top global rankings - at a cost

Gillard treads lightly between super powers

John Garnaut JULIA GILLARD has had to manoeuvre to avoid getting stuck in the middle of China's escalating tensions with neighbouring powers and the United States, at her first appearance as Prime Minister at a...

China has Antarctica in its sights

John Garnaut CHINA plans to extend its reach into Antarctica - by building a new ice-breaker ship, purchasing a plane and helicopters and upgrading its base into a year-round facility - in line with its rapidly...