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‘More cautious’ China shifts Africa approach from debt to vaccine diplomacy
Analysis: After two decades of major financial aid, Beijing is rethinking its strategy on continent amid Covid crisis and fierce competition for power, analysts say

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson

08, Dec, 2021 @12:24 AM

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What is urea, and why does a worldwide shortage threaten Australia’s supply chain?
How China’s export ban could force diesel trucks off the road and lead to higher food prices

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

08, Dec, 2021 @12:07 AM

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Australia joins Beijing Winter Olympics diplomatic boycott over China’s human rights abuses
Scott Morrison says athletes will compete because sport and politics should not mix

Katharine Murphy Political editor

07, Dec, 2021 @11:38 PM

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IOC says it ‘respects’ US boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Organisation also defends its handling of case of Chinese tennis player, Peng Shuai, as ‘quiet diplomacy’

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

07, Dec, 2021 @7:31 PM

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China attacks US diplomatic boycott of Winter Games as ‘travesty’ of Olympic spirit
Beijing dismisses no-show and says American officials had not been invited in the first place, as other countries consider their positions

Helen Davidson and Vincent Ni

07, Dec, 2021 @7:34 AM

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China unveils package to boost economy as Evergrande teeters
Beijing to increase business lending and build more affordable housing, but reports say property giant has missed a key bond repayment

Martin Farrer

07, Dec, 2021 @7:20 AM

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Australia may use Covid restrictions to justify diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Calls grow for Morrison government to follow US in diplomatic boycott of China over ‘ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity’

Daniel Hurst

07, Dec, 2021 @7:11 AM

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US confirms it will stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Decision is response to what is described as China’s ‘ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang’

Vincent Ni and Joan E Greve

06, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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China attacks ‘US-style democracy’ prior to Biden summit
Beijing highlights virtues of its own one-party model in slew of scathing criticisms of western system

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @1:38 PM

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China Evergrande shares hit record low as it edges closer to default
With $82.5m repayment due, property developer appears to be heading for restructuring

Martin Farrer

06, Dec, 2021 @12:09 PM

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Solomon Islands PM survives no-confidence vote after weeks of protest
Manasseh Sogavare defends switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China

Georgina Kekea in Honiara

06, Dec, 2021 @10:15 AM

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China ‘modified’ the weather to create clear skies for political celebration – study
Researchers say Beijing used cloud-seeding to create artificial rain and lower pollution in July, in latest example of ‘blueskying’ efforts

Helen Davidson

06, Dec, 2021 @4:28 AM

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