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Eryk Bagshaw is the North Asia correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Apple Daily to stop printing from Saturday
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Apple Daily to stop printing from Saturday

The newspaper had been raided twice by hundreds of Hong Kong police in the past 12 months, at least seven editors and executives have been arrested.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw

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Winter Olympics a new excuse for Beijing’s crackdown on everything
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Winter Olympics a new excuse for Beijing’s crackdown on everything

COVID-19 has provided a blanket of security for an increasingly restrictive state.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
The Chinese community group, the consulate and the Labor Premier
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The Chinese community group, the consulate and the Labor Premier

WA appointed two pro-Beijing community leaders to a new paid advisory council before Premier Mark McGowan escalated his criticism of the Morrison government.

  • by Marta Pascual Juanola, Eryk Bagshaw and Hamish Hastie
‘Much greater terror than last time’: Hong Kong police raid newsroom

‘Much greater terror than last time’: Hong Kong police raid newsroom

Apple Daily’s reporters live-streamed police storming their office for the second time in 12 months on the second anniversary of the city’s biggest protests.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
China on G7: ‘The era of a bloc of countries dictating world affairs is over’

China on G7: ‘The era of a bloc of countries dictating world affairs is over’

Foreign affairs spokesman Zhao Lijian was on the attack, saying “the affairs of the globe should be guided by the UN Charter, and not decided by a small clique”.

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Stan Grant valiantly attempts to unpack a cultural and political divide in China Tonight
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Stan Grant valiantly attempts to unpack a cultural and political divide in China Tonight

Stan Grant’s new ABC series makes the China debate accessible to more Australians.

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G7 offers rebuke to China over Beijing’s economic coercion campaign against Australia

G7 offers rebuke to China over Beijing’s economic coercion campaign against Australia

US President Joe Biden also says Beijing must “act more responsibly in terms of international norms, human rights and transparency”.

  • by Bevan Shields and Eryk Bagshaw
Japan had to confront its own past to take on China
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Japan had to confront its own past to take on China

Tokyo’s patience with China - as demonstrated by its strong backing of Australia - is wearing thin despite centuries of shared culture, trade and war.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Japan backs Australia against China’s economic coercion

Japan backs Australia against China’s economic coercion

The move sandwiches China between the world’s first and third-largest economies after the US said it would not leave Australia to face Beijing alone. 

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Women’s choice could be main obstacle to China’s three-child policy

Women’s choice could be main obstacle to China’s three-child policy

Facing a demographic crisis of its own invention, China scrambles to turn back the clock. But is it too late?

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In strategy shift, Xi tells cadres to project ‘loveable’ image of China

In strategy shift, Xi tells cadres to project ‘loveable’ image of China

The Chinese President called for officials of all levels to improve their international communication.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw