Hari Raj

Hong Kong

Hari Raj

Production Editor, Asia Desk

Hari Raj has worked as a journalist and editor in Melbourne, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong, where he is currently based.

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Opinion | Australia’s bush fires: the burning issue Scott Morrison refuses to discuss

Vast swathes of the country are on fire and emergency leaders have warned of further catastrophic extreme weather events, but Scott Morrison’s administration is too busy tinkering with religious discrimination legislation to countenance action on climate change.

13 Dec 2019 - 7:00AM

Vast swathes of the country are on fire and emergency leaders have warned of further catastrophic extreme weather events, but Scott Morrison’s administration is too busy tinkering with religious discrimination legislation to countenance action on climate change.

Australia’s bush fires: the burning issue Scott Morrison refuses to discuss
Indonesia’s Yogyakarta targets Chinese students and tourists in bid to become another Bali

Yogyakarta is a city of contradictions, from its ancient temples and functioning monarchy to its reputation as a centre of learning. With a new airport and marketing push, Indonesia is hoping it will attract more Chinese tourists, despite fears of lingering anti-China sentiment and gentrification.

7 Sep 2019 - 12:30PM

Yogyakarta is a city of contradictions, from its ancient temples and functioning monarchy to its reputation as a centre of learning. With a new airport and marketing push, Indonesia is hoping it will attract more Chinese tourists, despite fears of lingering anti-China sentiment and gentrification.

Indonesia’s Yogyakarta targets Chinese students and tourists in bid to become another Bali
Mahathir’s Malaysia still ‘open for business’ with China despite stalled rail link: top trade official Dr Ong Kian Ming

Upheaval over Beijing-financed projects has not affected bilateral trade, says deputy minister of international trade and industry Dr Ong Kian Ming, who prefers to see economic ties in terms of record-high trade volumes between the two countries.

28 Feb 2019 - 1:00PM

Upheaval over Beijing-financed projects has not affected bilateral trade, says deputy minister of international trade and industry Dr Ong Kian Ming, who prefers to see economic ties in terms of record-high trade volumes between the two countries.

Mahathir’s Malaysia still ‘open for business’ with China despite stalled rail link: top trade official Dr Ong Kian Ming
Asian Angle | The stand Down Under: why debate over Australia Day and Captain Cook divides a nation

Australia’s national day marks the arrival of colonisers who arrived centuries ago – but while January 26 remains a day of great pain to the Indigenous community, conservatives are opposed to change

26 Jan 2019 - 6:24AM

Australia’s national day marks the arrival of colonisers who arrived centuries ago – but while January 26 remains a day of great pain to the Indigenous community, conservatives are opposed to change

The stand Down Under: why debate over Australia Day and Captain Cook divides a nation
Asian Angle | Is Australia really that racist?

Here are some clues: the PM brags about blocking refugees while the senate mulls whether it’s ‘okay to be white’. Still wondering? A penchant for blackface and talk of a ‘final solution’ might give the answer away

23 Oct 2018 - 5:29PM

Here are some clues: the PM brags about blocking refugees while the senate mulls whether it’s ‘okay to be white’. Still wondering? A penchant for blackface and talk of a ‘final solution’ might give the answer away

Is Australia really that racist?