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20 May Treasurer ‘parroting Beijing’ on Tariffs

Rachel Baxendale - The Australian - Wednesday 20 May 2020 Victorian Liberal senator has accused the state's Treasurer of "parroting foreign propaganda" and undermining Australia's position on China. Senator James Paterson's comments came after Tim Pallas said China's imposition of an 80 per cent tariff on Australian...

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19 May World coalition backs Australia

Ben Packham - The Australian - Monday 18 May 2020 Australia has secured strong global backing for an independent inquiry into the coronavirus, with 62 nations coming together to cosponsor a motion calling for the review at the World Health Assembly on Tuesday. The new draft resolution...

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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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