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
The group wrote to Suu Kyi that it was "profoundly dismayed that you no longer represent a symbol of hope, courage, and the undying defence of human rights".
- by Simon Lewis
Chinese Australian Sheri Yan played a key role in a secret Beijing operation targeting the most prominent symbol of the global rules-based order: the UN.
- by Nick McKenzie, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Zach Dorfman & Fergus Hunter
Website Rappler denied the charges, calling them a "clear form of continuing intimidation and harassment" by a government trying to silence critical coverage.
- by Alexandra Stevenson
Opposition calls the President's move "totally unconstitutional," saying Sirisena was a "dictator" who had "relegated the constitution to toilet paper."
- by Bharatha Mallawarachi
An international group of divers led one of the most dangerous rescue missions ever, with 12 boys and their coach trapped underground – and time running out.
- by James Massola
The Korean Peninsula is in a flurry, and businesses in Australia are already looking for opportunities in the most unlikely of markets.
- by Eryk Bagshaw