21 Aug Uni crisis talks as China espionage fears grow

Wednesday 21 August - The Australian Financial Review - Phillip Coorey Education department officials as well as national security and cybersecurity experts will meet university representatives on Wednesday to thrash out guidelines governing collaborative research, amid government concerns over growing Chinese encroachment. Senior sources said the government...

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17 Aug Unis warned on Chinese influence

Saturday 17 August - Max Koslowski & Nick Bonyhady - The Sydney Morning Herald Four Liberal MPs have warned that the Chinese Communist Party holds too much influence over Australian universities, adding their voices to a growing chorus of federal politicians looking to reassess the government's...

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09 Aug Push to head off Chinese base plan

Friday 9th August - The Age - Bevan Shields An intense diplomatic effort is under way to overturn "seriously disturbing" plans for a new Chinese military base after repeated public denials of the deal by Beijing and Cambodia failed to convince the Australian government. The secret agreement...

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