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China’s appetite for resources, most notably iron ore and coal, has made it Australia’s biggest trading partner. (Image: Wikipedia Commons)

What Does Beijing Want From Australia?

Splitting the Australian-U.S. alliance and guaranteeing access to resources are Beijing’s main goals in Australia, says a former Chinese diplomat, following media reports of Beijing’s covert campaign of influence in the land down under.

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5 Characteristics of a Successful Man

In marriage or in the workplace, five telltale signs can help you identify whether a man is decent, is worthy to associate with, or is someone you want as a partner…

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Young Man in China Tried to Patent the Drug ‘Ice’

In Dezhou City of Shandong Province, China, a young man studied the synthesis of the drug known as”Ice” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) after his failures in trying to set up several businesses. Drawing on…

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China’s Real Friends WeChat Post Goes Viral

Mainland China’s social media platform WeChat recently circulated a post entitled “Who is China’s real friend and who is the real enemy?” The post consisted of questions and answers to…

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Chinese Vs. Western Media

Let go of your indignation about big media news biases for a minute to see the humor in these 10 comparisons between Chinese and Western journalism. The Chinese blogger who…

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What Does Beijing Want From Australia?

Splitting the Australian-U.S. alliance and guaranteeing access to resources are Beijing’s main goals in Australia, says a former Chinese diplomat, following media reports of Beijing’s covert campaign of influence in…

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Why Do Chinese Wear Masks?

There are many reasons why the Chinese people wear masks while in the U.S. — pollution is everywhere, as are airborne illnesses. But why is the mask-wearing trend primarily limited to…

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Fresh Breast Milk Now on the Market in China

Mainland China’s repeated infant milk powder food safety issues have given rise to the selling of fresh human breast milk, and even the existence of “professional nannies.” Even though breast…