Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis denies his decision to sign a "cooperation agreement" between Darwin City Council and a Chinese district was in any way related to his wife's historic links to the Chinese Government-run Confucius Institute.
The OECD's latest economic outlook says the world's and Australia's economic growth will slow down amid US-China trade tensions and geopolitical uncertainty.
Cats are often painted as lazy, disloyal, and unproductive creatures, but for a handful of towns in east Asia, cats are clawing in millions and rejuvenating struggling backwaters.
Cyber attacks are becoming more organised and sophisticated, says RBA assistant governor Michele Bullock, and this could threaten financial system stability.
China's GDP growth slows to 6.5 per cent as authorities launch a range of stimulus measures to head-off an even sharper decline.
Expats are scrambling to sell their family homes to avoid getting caught out by proposed laws that would mean they get hit with capital gains tax dating back to when they purchased the home.
A Chinese company assembling Apple AirPods is moving production to Vietnam as the US-China trade war continues to escalate.
Entertainers at all levels of their craft, from members of the European Union Youth Orchestra to Ed Sheeran and Bob Geldof, voice their concern about their ability to share their music in the EU post-Brexit.