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The COVID-19 lab leak theory highlights a glaring lack of global biosecurity regulation

The debate over whether COVID-19 could be the result of an accidental lab leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology may never be resolved.

To the editor: China produces 30% of world’s emissions

Dear Editor, I agree with my old Assembly colleague, Gary Humphries (CW, 3 June 2021, page 6), that amongst many young people there is "deep cynicism about the democratic process, and that a nihilistic...

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk recently suggested his company could sell off its Bitcoin holdings, sending the cryptocurrency plummeting.

Chinese investment in Australia plunges to record low

Chinese investment in Australia fell by over 61% in 2020, according to new data from the Chinese Investment in Australia Database (CHIIA) at the ANU.

To the editor: Our economy intertwined with China

Oh well, Katter has an opinion, writes C. Wright of Canberra. Our economy is intertwined with China. Australia and China have a history of mutual benefit.

Letter to the editor: ‘We can live without China’

"We can live without China; the proof is in the pudding" argues Bob Katter, Kennedy MP, and says there are other markets in Asia to focus on.

Pandemic plan ‘circuit breaker’ for Australia-China relations

Working together to solve the global health and economic challenges caused by COVID-19 could act as a “circuit breaker” for the failing Australia-China political relationship, a new report argues.

Chinese investment in Australia plummets

Chinese investment in Australia dropped by over 47%, from $4.8 billion in 2018 to $2.5 billion in 2019, according to new data released by The Australian National University’s Chinese Investment in Australia (CHIIA)...

Huawei and Raiders end near-decade sponsorship deal

Due to the “continued negative business environment”, the Canberra Raiders’ major sponsor Huawei have today announced 2020 will be its last year supporting the NRL club. The Chinese technology giant has been the...

China’s warnings of racism rejected as ‘disinformation’

Australia's Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, has rejected Chinese government warnings its citizens should reconsider visiting Australia because of racism as disinformation.

Payne denounces pandemic disinformation campaigns

Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has denounced the targeted spread of coronavirus disinformation by international players, including the Chinese Communist Party and Russia.

Australia calls for action on wildlife wet markets

At the virtual G20 meeting of Agricultural Ministers on 21 April, Australia has called for international experts to scrutinise wildlife wet markets.
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