Asia Pacific Aug 13, 2019

Australian media chiefs slam curbs on press freedom

Australia's tarnished reputation as a bastion of press freedom came under further attack on Tuesday, with media executives telling a parliamentary inquiry there are many laws that criminalize journalism in a country plagued by an air of official secrecy. The comments came at the start ...

World Dec 20, 2018

Academic stalked in Hong Kong hits out at China

An Australian academic who was followed for a week by a state-owned newspaper in Hong Kong has suggested Beijing could be behind the intimidation and has vowed not to be bullied. Kevin Carrico — a lecturer in Chinese Studies at Sydney's Macquarie University — was ...