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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.

Fascist tyrant or crimefighting hero? Police chief stands trial

John Garnaut Supporters say he cleaned up Chongqing's corrupt and useless police force and swept the mafia from the streets.

Bo intrigue deepens over death of Briton

Bo Xilai

John Garnaut The death of a British citizen in Chongqing has added new intrigue to the downfall of the city’s ambitious Communist Party boss, Bo Xilai, which has rocked China’s political landscape.