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Inside a ‘world-class experiment’ in vaccine passports

Inside a ‘world-class experiment’ in vaccine passports

Israel’s Green Pass allows holders to dine indoors, stay in hotels, visit gyms, and attend large events.

  • by Campbell MacDiarmid and Quique Kierszenbaum

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China considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost ‘low effectiveness’

China considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost ‘low effectiveness’

China’s top disease control official has said the country is formally considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines, as a way of further boosting vaccine efficacy.

  • by Joe McDonald and Huizhong Wu
‘They would never hire someone with my name’: Chinese literacy among Australia’s diplomats worse than general population

‘They would never hire someone with my name’: Chinese literacy among Australia’s diplomats worse than general population

New research shows that Chinese Australians are potentially opting not to join the Australian Public Service, or choosing to resign early in their career, because of issues with recruitment and the difficulty presented by security checks.

  • by Anthony Galloway
Alibaba fined $3.66 billion on monopoly charge in China

Alibaba fined $3.66 billion on monopoly charge in China

The Chinese Communist Party is cracking down on the country’s biggest e-commerce company, warning it not to stifle competition.

Fraud, force and genocide: An extraordinary day in the annals of Australia’s national life
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Fraud, force and genocide: An extraordinary day in the annals of Australia’s national life

Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye subjected the Australian reporters to a two-hour exercise in authoritarian propaganda.

  • by Peter Hartcher
‘Bundles of cash’: AFP considers referring former Labor staffer to prosecutors over money laundering

‘Bundles of cash’: AFP considers referring former Labor staffer to prosecutors over money laundering

High Court hears federal police are considering referring John Zhang to prosecutors over seizure of $60,000 in bundles of cash.

  • by Carrie Fellner
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Chinese owner’s ‘catastrophic failure’ drives Australia’s biggest dairy farm into the ground

Chinese owner’s ‘catastrophic failure’ drives Australia’s biggest dairy farm into the ground

Australia’s largest and oldest dairy farm has been hit with claims of animal welfare abuse and overstocking of cattle leading to effluent overflow that is damaging waterways.

  • by Adele Ferguson
Taiwan charges alleged spy after outed by Chinese operative who defected to Australia

Taiwan charges alleged spy after outed by Chinese operative who defected to Australia

Taiwan authorities have charged an alleged Chinese spy and his wife after they were identified by a self-confessed Chinese intelligence operative who defected to Australia.

  • by Anthony Galloway
‘Lost contact with loved ones’: Uighurs call for meeting with China’s ambassador

‘Lost contact with loved ones’: Uighurs call for meeting with China’s ambassador

Australian Uighurs are calling on the Chinese ambassador to Australia to meet with them to explain why their loved ones have gone missing.

  • by Anthony Galloway
Trade delegation to China on business and federal government’s wishlist

Trade delegation to China on business and federal government’s wishlist

Australian businesses have produced a plan for a high-level trade mission to China, but political tensions between the two nations present some difficulties.

  • by Shane Wright and Jennifer Duke
Pushing the limits of COVID diplomacy, Philippines threatens to expel Chinese official

Pushing the limits of COVID diplomacy, Philippines threatens to expel Chinese official

The Philippines is considering expelling a Chinese diplomatic spokesman in Manila in the latest twist of a new dispute over the South China Sea.

  • by Chris Barrett