China claims the balloon is harmless and was simply swept off course – but America isn't buying it. Find out more.
The proposed expansion of a military pact involving Australia, the UK and the US has Beijing furious. Find out more.
In one of the starkest and most dramatic warnings from a top US official yet, Air Force personnel have been internally directed to be 'legally ready and prepared'.
It's fair to say the Albanese government has been a hit with Beijing – but is it now forcing the unimaginable from China?
The provocative diplomat sent Australia into a spin in 2020 – but it appears his time may be up following a surprise move by China's leaders. Find out more.
In the face of catastrophe, China is remaining defiant – but says it is willing to 'improve communication with the world'.
China has been accused of a sinister act as Chinese tourists are set to travel the world for the first time in three years.
The Chinese government's secrecy around its current Covid crisis has forced the hand of Australia, the federal Health Minister says.
Chinese cities have become 'ghost towns' as some citizens accuse the government of 'cheating the public' with its official Covid statistics.
Local media reports paint a picture of clinics already under significant stress as China relaxes previously strict Covid rules.
As China tries to reshape the world, Australia has made its own defence moves to counteract the Asian giant. Read the latest developments as the national jostling heats up.