Tag: Australia

Chinese-Australians report discrimination as Beijing, virus tensions mount

More than a third of Chinese-Australians surveyed reported facing discrimination last year, in a report released Wednesday that points to a souring relationship with...

Singaporean in Australia who imported child sex doll gets 11 months’ jail

Singapore—A 27-year-old Singaporean studying in Australia has been given an 11-month jail sentence over the possession of a childlike sex doll and child abuse...

Australia won’t extradite S’pore-born murder suspect if death penalty awaits him

Singapore—A man born in Singapore wanted in relation to a murder case nearly four decades ago is in jail in Australia, but the country’s...

Australia says Xi’s caring rhetoric does not match actions

Chinese President Xi Jinping's call for big countries not to bully the weak has exposed a "disconnect" between China's behaviour and rhetoric, a top...

Australian father and son released from Qatar detention

An Australian father and son have been released after almost six months in detention on unknown charges in Qatar, multiple sources said Sunday. Professor Lukman...

Out-of-control Australian bushfire threatens Perth homes

Australian firefighters said they expect to battle an out-of-control bushfire well into the night on Saturday, as the blaze threatens lives and homes in...
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Australia moves to rein in states’ deals with China

Australia’s government can veto agreements that state authorities and universities ink with foreign countries under new legislation passed Tuesday, taking square aim at controversial...

Australia PM slams Chinese official’s ‘repugnant’ tweet

Australia's prime minister angrily denounced a "repugnant", "outrageous" and "appalling" tweet from a top Chinese government spokesman Monday and demanded Beijing formally apologise. Chinese foreign...

China’s ‘shadow trade war’ threatens Australia

by Andrew BEATTY Biting new Chinese trade tariffs have stoked fears that Australia's virus-weakened economy is being targeted for political retribution and the two countries...

Indonesia minister takes a swipe at other countries’ Covid-19 response including the US and...

Jakarta – Indonesia's Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, gave a subtle remark, criticising the Covid-19 response of countries like The...
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