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  1. Business - Economy

    Australia budget blues in land of mining boom

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney As China’s economy slows and Australia begins its painful transition away from a decade-long mining boom, Treasurer Wayne Swan will have little to offer ... Swan unveils his final budget before Australia goes to the polls on September 14. The stubbornly high Australian dollar has been fingered as the culprit, squeezing domestic industries at a time ...

  2. Panda tale

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... words' for primary school students, but they have no problem understanding the stories,' she notes. 'They like absorbing knowledge'. Brennan grew up Australia, and moved with her ...

  3. Whoever wins, it doesn't bode well for China ties

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... could have an adverse impact on China-Australia relations. This is the first election in recent Australian history in which the two prime ministerial candidates are not only foreign policy novices, but individuals with seemingly little interest in regional affairs. The incumbent Julia Gillard, Australia's first female prime minister, replaced Kevin Rudd, a long-time student ...

  4. With eyes on Asia

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Australia's opposition leader Kevin Rudd wants his country to move closer to China, but he must first win over the electorate, writes Sue Green In the five years since he became opposition foreign affairs spokesman, former Beijing-based diplomat and fluent Putonghua speaker Kevin Rudd has constantly emphasised China's importance to Australia. 'If it wasn't ...

  5. News - China

    Conservatives counter demands for constitutional rule in China

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 01:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Chinese conservatives have come out to argue against the adoption of "constitutional rule", a term increasingly used by liberals to demand the realisation of basic human rights guaranteed in the Chinese constitution. The nationalistic Global Times  in an editorial on Wednesday  called such demands "empty political slogans" made by "a ...

  6. Australian leaders must show China more respect

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... state-owned companies making forays into the Australian economy pose a risk to a relationship that is vital for Australia in the 21st century. Only last week, Tony Abbott, leader of the conservative ... Greg Barns What is going on in the minds of Australian politicians about China? China is Australia's biggest trading partner. In fact, Chinese demand for exports such as iron ore ...

  7. Conservation still failing despite award

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Award is bringing attention to a pioneer who laid much of the groundwork for heritage conservation, at a time when architects and urban designers are ever more marginalised in city planning. ... capital, would not have been demolished if a better conservation mechanism had been in place. 'I was very concerned over the fate of the courtyard house and the Beibu hutong because I still ...

  8. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... failures in Melbourne Park finals. The Wuhan native, who moved up one place to world No 3 in the rankings courtesy of her victory, saved match points in her third-round victory in Australia over ...

  9. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Warning over commercialising heritage sites

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the nation's heritage conservation efforts. China ranks third in the world, with 43 natural and cultural world heritage sites. Italy heads the list with 47 sites, followed by Spain with 44. The site ... The State Administration of Cultural Heritage said last month that more than 500 heritage protection laws and regulations had been enacted, underscoring its conservation efforts, particularly over ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Australia weigh joint military exercises, which may also involve US

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP AND CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Choi Chi-yuk Canberra says the US may also take part in exercises discussed 'in principle' with Beijing Australia plans military drills with China Australia and China are planning joint military exercises which may also include the US as the nations work to ensure stability in the region, Canberra's defence chief said yesterday. ...




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