Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat. Photo: Reuters

China’s detention of writer Yang Hengjun on espionage charges is ‘unacceptable’, Australia warns

  • Yang, a Chinese native who’s now an Australian citizen, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in January after a flight from New York
  • Earlier on Monday, Australia announced it would spend A$87.8 million (US$59 million) on a new task force to tackle the threat of foreign interference
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat. Photo: Reuters
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