Huang Xiangmo (left) with Malcolm Turnbull at the 2016 Lunar New Year Lantern Festival. Photo: ACPPRC

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo offered to deliver ‘big bag’ of cash to Australian party HQ, inquiry hears

  • Huang was in February stripped of his Australian residency and barred from returning to the country after his Communist Party ties came under scrutiny
  • He had been at the centre of several political interference concerns, having donated millions to Australia’s two main political parties
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Huang Xiangmo (left) with Malcolm Turnbull at the 2016 Lunar New Year Lantern Festival. Photo: ACPPRC
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Australian National University was among the seven universities assessed in the report. Photo: Facebook

Over-reliance on Chinese students a ‘multibillion-dollar gamble’ for Australian universities: report

  • Many top universities have ‘extraordinary levels’ of exposure to the Chinese market, according to the Sydney-based Centre for Independent Studies
  • Chinese students made up 11 per cent of all students in Australia in 2017, compared with 2 and 6 per cent in the US and Britain respectively, the report said
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Australian National University was among the seven universities assessed in the report. Photo: Facebook
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