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Taiwan military researcher observes Australia's efforts to counter Chinese expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military researcher Paul Huang (黃恩浩) recently published a briefing highlighting the steps Australia has taken in response to China's expansion into the South...

International students launch campaign to return to Australia amid border closures

An official petition to Australian lawmakers urging them to exempt international students from border closures has received nearly 3,000 signatures, citing “bad quality” online lessons and...

WHO head 'disappointed' over Beijing's barring of investigation team to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a rare move, the World Health Organization (WHO) publicly expressed frustration toward China's refusal to allow a team of experts to enter Wuhan and investigate the...

DPP legislator suggests Taiwan join Quad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent Taiwanese legislator has floated the idea that Taiwan should join the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad. In an exclusive interview with the Australia...

Australian museum pressured to change map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A museum in Western Australia (WA) has altered a reference to coronavirus originating in China and an interactive map that failed to include Taiwan as a Chinese territory,...

Chinese developer accused of driving residents off Australian island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Australia's Keswick Island have accused a Chinese real estate company of forcing them to move after it acquired a lease giving it control of 20 percent of...

Taiwan calls on Australia to help stop China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has called on Canberra to stand up against Chinese expansionism after Beijing increased economic pressure on Australia. Ac...

Chinese embassy says Australia 'misread' offending social media post

China’s embassy in Australia said politicians there had “misread” a tweet showing a digitally-altered image of an Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of an Afgh...

China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports

Australia has responded defiantly to China imposing anti-dumping tariffs on Australian wine, saying the “seriously concerning development” looks to be about diplomatic grievances and not a...

China says coal imports failed environmental standards amid stalled Australian shipments

China on Wednesday (Nov. 25) said imported coal had failed to meet local environmental standards, responding to reports of dozens of shipments of Australian coal that are currently stalled in Chinese ...

Australia 'will always be Australia,' PM responds to China grievances

Australia’s Prime Minister has responded to China’s list of grievances over his country’s human rights diplomacy, free media and investment policies by saying “we will always b...

Can Australia dump China amid trade tensions?

There are reports that Australia's coal is not wanted in China, their biggest market, with Chinese power stations and steel mills canceling orders and Chinese ports turning away Australian shipmen...

Australia seeks more control over deals with foreign states

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has drafted new laws that would cancel international deals struck by lower tiers of governments with foreign states that are not in Australia’s int...

Chinese students in Australia being 'kidnapped' virtually

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian authorities are warning Chinese living Down Under to beware of "virtual kidnapping" after eight students were tricked out of over US$2 million by scam...

Chinese in Sydney fall victim to 'virtual kidnapping' scam

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police have revealed that Chinese students based in Sydney are being forced to stage photos and video of themselves bound and blindfolded in an extortion scam described as vir...