Australia’s defense chief accuses China of international bribery deals

Australia & Oceania 04/26/22, 23:39

Australia's Defense Minister Peter Dutton accuses China of bribing other countries to secure international deals. The Defense Minister's accusation of China comes as his conservative government faces opposition scrutiny about its failure to stop The Solomons–China's security pact, especially as Australia heads toward a new election next month. The deal alarmed many ...

Australia says Solomons-China pact’s ‘lack of transparency’

Australia & Oceania 04/18/22, 01:08

In a local television interview on Sunday, April 17, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that there are concerns about a 'lack of transparency' in the controversial proposed security pact between the Solomon Islands and China. According to Bloomberg, Payne said that the concern is "something that should be discussed in ...

Australia asks Solomon Islands not to sign China’s security deal

Australia & Oceania 04/15/22, 01:04

An Australian Minister met with the Solomon Islands' Prime Minister on Wednesday, April 13, asking the Pacific island not to sign a proposed security deal with China. The meeting occurred between Zed Seselja, Australia's Minister for International Development and the Pacific, and Manasseh Sogavare, Solomon Islands' Prime Minister. In a statement following ...

Surgeons declare healthy prisoners ‘brain dead’ before carving them up: Study concludes

News 04/13/22, 04:40

Medical specialists misdiagnosed patients as profoundly unresponsive and extracted their organs while still alive. This is the shocking conclusion researchers reached after completing a thorough investigation. The Australian National University recently published what is claimed to be the world's first study exposing the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) transition away from executing ...

Australia speeds up missile upgrade amid growing threats from China

Australia & Oceania 04/06/22, 01:03

Australia has accelerated plans to acquire long-range strike missiles ahead of schedule in response to the increasing risks posed by China. According to the Associated Press, Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton said on April 5 that the country would spend 3.5 billion Australian dollars ($2.6 billion) on accelerated reaming of fighter ...

Australian journalist tried behind closed doors in Beijing court

Australia & Oceania 04/02/22, 01:06

Australian journalist Cheng Lei went on trial behind closed doors in a heavily guarded Beijing court on Thursday, March 31, on espionage charges. According to Australia's foreign minister, the trial ended on the same day with the court deferring its verdict. Before being detained in August 2020, Cheng, 46, was a presenter ...

Australian Prime Minister refuses to meet new Chinese ambassador

Australia & Oceania 03/29/22, 01:09

On Saturday, March 26, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated that meeting with China's new ambassador to Australia would be inappropriate until Beijing lifts a block on ministerial meetings between Australia and China. Morrison said, "For the same reason that President Xi does not meet with our Ambassador in China. Ambassadors ...

Australian Prime Minister warns China not to support Russia

Australia & Oceania 03/19/22, 03:09

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on Wednesday, March 16, issued a warning that Australia and its allies would impose sanctions against China if it provided military support to Russia in its war with Ukraine. Morrison said in a press conference on Wednesday, "I think it's very important for China to ...