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09 May Confucious confusion

Ellen Whinnett - The Daily Telegraph - Saturday 09 May 2020 Exclusive: Australian universities are defying political pressure and refusing to list their China-backed Confucius Institutes on the national register of foreign influence. None of the 13 local institutes are on the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme register, despite...

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08 May Taiwan push to strain relations

Joe Kelly - The Australian - Friday 08 May 2020 Australia is throwing its support behind the participation of Taiwan as an observer at the upcoming World Health Assembly meeting that will discuss the urgent global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move will further test the...

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07 May LEADER OF THE PACK

Samantha Hutchinson & Kylar Loussikian - The Age - Thursday 07 May There’s a "new school year" feel and an air of anticipation in electorate offices around the country as MPs prepare to return to Canberra for sitting week beginning next Tuesday. Some representatives are more excited...

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07 May ‘Locusts’ cashing in on corona misery

John Ferguson and Emily Ritchie - The Australian - Thursday 07 May 2020 The economic misery wrought by COVID-19 in Australia is being targeted by global litigation funding firms, described as a "plague of locusts" using the legal system as a "money-making machine" by backing class...

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