A former Australian ambassador to Beijing believes China is presenting itself as a responsible major power by making fresh diplomatic overtures to Australia and resisting the temptation to take political advantage of Donald Trump's COVID diagnosis. Is this a diplomatic shift?
Earlier this year, China imposed multiple trade strikes after Australia led calls for an independent inquiry into the pandemic's origins and raised concerns about China's incursions in the South China Sea, the crackdown in Hong Kong, and treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.
In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by our China correspondent in Canberra Eyrk Bagshaw to discuss whether the Sino-Australian relationship is at a turning point.
Becoming a subscriber also gets you exclusive behind-the-scenes content and invitations to special events. Click on the links to subscribe to The Sydney Morning Herald or The Age.
Trump Biden 2020
Our weekly newsletter will deliver expert analysis of the race to the White House from our US correspondent Matthew Knott. Sign up for The Sydney Morning Herald‘s newsletter here, The Age‘s here, Brisbane Times‘ here and WAtoday‘s here.
Most Viewed in National
Source: Read Full Article