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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, Chongqing Wang Lijun, the Chongqing police chief who goes on trial today, arrived at the US Consulate in Chengdu on February 6 of this year looking stressed and bedraggled, having not slept for several days.
John Garnaut WANG LIJUN arrived at the US consulate in Chengdu looking stressed and bedraggled, having not slept for days.
John Garnaut Beijing CHINA'S president-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, has reappeared after a fortnight's mystery absence.
John Garnaut GUIZHOU: China's incoming leader, Xi Jinping, is poised to assert authority over an internal security regime that has been growing out of control, analysts and Chinese security officials say.
John Garnaut, Beijing China's president-in-waiting is 'fine', a close family friend says, as his mystery absence from the public stage stretches close to two weeks.
John Garnaut China's president-in-waiting is "fine", says a close family friend, as Xi Jinping's mystery absence from the public stage stretches close to two weeks.
John Garnaut, Beijing The credibility of China's opaque and rigid political system is again on trial as the nation waits for any sign of the president-in-waiting, Xi Jinping.
John Garnaut, Beijing The credibility of China's opaque and rigid political system is again on trial as the nation waits with bated breath for any sign of president-in-waiting, Xi Jinping.
John Garnaut, Beijing THE coming trial of China's most famous police chief, Wang Lijun, is set to expose a world of Byzantine conspiracies and political bastardry that even fiction writers say they would struggle to match.
John Garnaut, Beijing A sordid tragedy involving a 20-something playboy, two scantily-clad women and a two-seater Ferrari has once again exposed the Communist Party's challenges in hiding its dirty laundry in the...
John Garnaut BEIJING: Gu Kailai had grown up at the heart of China's Byzantine politics but even she was unprepared for the degree of calculated deception and betrayal deep inside her husband's court.
John Garnaut Gu Kailai, the wife of detained politician Bo Xilai, has been convicted of murdering Englishman Neil Heywood, according to Heywood’s lawyer.
John Garnaut, Beijing The curious murder trial of Gu Kailai, wife of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, appears to have achieved the rare feat of uniting Maoists and liberals.
John Garnaut BEIJING: The curious murder trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of the fallen politician Bo Xilai, appears to have achieved the rare feat of uniting Maoists and liberals.
John Garnaut HEFEI, China: While Gu Kailai's husband, the rising political star Bo Xilai, was singing ''red'' revolutionary songs, smashing triad gangs and fighting for the masses in a modern version of what...
John Garnaut in Hefei The wife of detained Chinese leader Bo Xilai has accepted murder charges against her while angling for a lighter sentence by informing on the crimes of unnamed others.
John Garnaut The last time the Chinese Communist Party put one of its leading wives on trial it was the fiery Madame Mao, accused of a leading role in the persecution of precisely 727,420 people during the...
John Garnaut THE wife of China's most charismatic and divisive leader has been charged with the murder of an English friend.
John Garnaut Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has broken from bi-partisan tradition to urge China to embark on political reforms to match its "remarkable" economic transformation.
John Garnaut A Chinese warship has run aground while patrolling contested waters adjacent to the Philippines in the South China Sea.