Millions in lockdown after China virus surge

For the last few months China has been enjoying a return to normality after largely eliminating the COVID-19 virus. Just three weeks ago pictures emerged showing packed nightclubs, bars and restaurants in the city of Wuhan, where coronavirus was first identified in late 2019. But...

Aussie move likely to anger China

Australia has risked angering Beijing even further by lashing mass arrests in Hong Kong as an attempt to ‘eliminate dissent’, but an ally was notably absent. Australia has joined all Five Eyes nations except New Zealand in labelling mass arrests in Hong Kong an attempt...

Aussie move likely to anger China

Australia has joined all Five Eyes nations except New Zealand in labelling mass arrests in Hong Kong an attempt to “eliminate dissent” in a move that could further heighten tensions with Beijing. More than 50 pro-democracy politicians and activists, including prominent activist Joshua Wong, were...