Foreign publishers are starting to look beyond China. Photo: Bloomberg

Chinese censorship laws could prompt foreign book publishers to look elsewhere for printers

  • Publishers from Australia and New Zealand hit by delays and cancellations because of need for printing firms to comply with local laws
  • Maps need special approval and changes have been ordered to book to comply with Beijing’s official line on sensitive topics even if they are only going to be sold abroad
Topic |   Censorship in China

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Foreign publishers are starting to look beyond China. Photo: Bloomberg
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The removal of the China-funded programme comes amid heightened concerns about Chinese activities in Australia and a souring of relations. Photo: EPA

Australia’s biggest state ends Chinese education programme over fears of foreign interference

  • The programme, which is administered by Chinese government agency Hanban, teaches Mandarin in 13 public schools
  • The move comes amid heightened concerns about Chinese activities in Australia and the Pacific region and a souring of relations in recent years
Topic |   Australia

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The removal of the China-funded programme comes amid heightened concerns about Chinese activities in Australia and a souring of relations. Photo: EPA
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