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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 BEIJING: The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has denounced China for a ''dangerous'' escalation of a stand-off in the East China Sea, after accusations that Chinese vessels had aimed missile...
John Garnaut Chinese warships have pointed missile radars at Japanese military targets, Japan says.
John Garnaut, Beijing A Chinese entrepreneur is selling fresh air in soft drink cans, similar to bottled drinking water, as north China is once again choking in toxic smog.
John Garnaut Canned fresh air sold as pollution worsens in China.
John Garnaut Ten-year-old Leo Xi sits on a piano stool at a birthday party in Beijing's affluent north-east, jammed between his parents, as they debate whether he studies too hard.
John Garnaut China's schools may reflect the huge wealth gap in the country, but children in both rich and poor areas share a powerful hunger to learn.
John Garnaut, Beijing A Chinese military officer has raised the spectre of nuclear weapons and warned Australia not to side with the United States and Japan as a territorial dispute in the East China Sea continues to...
John Garnaut A Chinese military officer has raised the spectre of nuclear weapons and warned Australia not to side with the United States and Japan as a territorial dispute in the East China Sea continues to...
John Garnaut BEIJING: A blanket of toxic air that has blocked out the sun across most of north China is dominating social media and looming as a serious political challenge.
John Garnaut A blanket of toxic air that has blocked out the sun across most of north China is dominating social media and looming as a serious health and political challeng
John Garnaut Chinese students are rekindling an interest in politics thanks to a series of epic scandals and the advent of social media.
John Garnaut SHANGHAI: Chinese school students are rekindling an interest in politics thanks to a series of epic political scandals and the advent of social media.
John Garnaut GROWING pressure from the Chinese public will force the new Xi Jinping administration to turn the world's most populous country to the path of political and economic reform, says one of Mr Xi's old...
John Garnaut A rare walkout by Chinese journalists poses an early test for China's new leader.
John Garnaut GUIYANG, China: Pu Ling, a painter in China's poorest and least egalitarian province, is taking on the ultimate artistic challenge.
John Garnaut AN AUSTRALIAN journalist with The New York Times has been expelled from China in an apparent act of retaliation for a news report about the family wealth of the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao.
John Garnaut Beijing PRESSURE is mounting on Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr to take an open and forthright approach to legal abuses in China.
John Garnaut Two years ago on June 4, the most sensitive date in the Chinese political calendar, a princeling called Ji Pomin was laying a carpet for his elderly mother when he received an intriguing text message...
John Garnaut Hu Jintao underscored one legacy challenge that looms larger than the rest: corruption.
John Garnaut IT IS A measure of the scale of China's challenges and aspirations that Hu Jintao is widely seen as a disappointment despite handing over an economy that is four times larger in US dollar terms than...