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Damaging dispute: APEC summit ends on a sour note

Damaging dispute: APEC summit ends on a sour note

The regional summit that was meant to ease tensions between the United States and China.

  • by David Crowe

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'China needs to be brought to account': Federal MPs urge tough response to China's Muslim crackdown
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'China needs to be brought to account': Federal MPs urge tough response to China's Muslim crackdown

Liberal senator Eric Abetz said "interning a million people on the basis of religion sort of defies every single concept of basic human rights".

  • by Fergus Hunter
Don't let Pacific rivalry change the way we help our neighbours
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China

Don't let Pacific rivalry change the way we help our neighbours

Scott Morrison's Pacific pivot must not come at the expense of traditional strengths in Australia's aid program.

  • by Matt Wade
Detained and in danger: The tortured Australian families who fear for their missing loved ones
Religion

Detained and in danger: The tortured Australian families who fear for their missing loved ones

The security agents came for Adeham Abliz late on a Thursday night.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Xi warns of dangers of conflict while Pence lets fly
China

Xi warns of dangers of conflict while Pence lets fly

The Chinese President warned of the effects of conflict while, in a blistering speech, the US Vice-President castigated Chinese policy in the region.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Morrison calls for US leadership on free trade, warns of breakdown of rules
China

Morrison calls for US leadership on free trade, warns of breakdown of rules

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will use a speech at the high-powered APEC summit today to deliver a coded appeal for greater leadership by the Trump administration on free trade.

  • by David Wroe
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Western envoys, including Australia, seek meeting on Uighur concerns
Australia

Western envoys, including Australia, seek meeting on Uighur concerns

A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive Xinjiang region.

  • by Philip Wen
Large crowds drawn to movie star's court dates prompts barrister's request
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Large crowds drawn to movie star's court dates prompts barrister's request

Charged Chinese actor Yunxiang Gao's media entourage is ruffling courtroom security.

  • by Angus Thompson
China says no country should try to obstruct its Pacific 'friendship'
Papua New Guinea

China says no country should try to obstruct its Pacific 'friendship'

Beijing has warned no country should try to obstruct its "friendship and cooperation" with Pacific nations that have already received billions from China.

  • by Kirsty Needham
There's a reason the Aussie dollar and renminbi are locked together
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China

There's a reason the Aussie dollar and renminbi are locked together

The values of the Australian dollar and China's renminbi are increasingly correlated. There are fundamental reasons for that, including the Trump trade policies, as well as an element of speculation.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
$2b in sales in 2 minutes: China's Singles Day shatters records again
China

$2b in sales in 2 minutes: China's Singles Day shatters records again

Alibaba's Singles Day has become a shopping festival that stops the nation, and this year's event was no exception.

  • by Borg Wong & Yanan Wang