‘Abandon Cold War mentality’ China warns ahead of APEC

The strongly-worded comments follow the Australian Government's recently-unveiled "pivot to the Pacific", with Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising closer defence and security ties with Australia's Pacific neighbours as a bulwark against rising Chinese influence.

Australia must stay cool on China, and press the reset button

Anxiety about China's rise is unlikely to abate any time soon — Australia needs to remain calm and realise the region is changing rapidly, writes Tony Walker.