As China's economy slows, labour workers — increasingly under threat of unemployment and unpaid wages — mobilise with protests and worker strikes increasing across China.
A trade deal is on the cards, but uncertainty that has rattled global markets and caused the International Monetary Fund to downgrade its global growth forecasts is likely to continue for some time, UBS anlaysts say.
Last year's increased tension between two of the world's largest economies is set to continue in 2019, with experts concerned about "a fully fledged Cold War".
Here we revisit the 10 key policy moves, diplomatic clashes and deals that have shaped an interesting year in the complex Australia-China relationship.
China's rise has been spectacular — hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty by their hard work. But we often lose perspective on just how powerful the country is, writes Kori Schake.
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.
The Victorian Government releases the Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing over the controversial One Belt One Road deal. Here's what it means for Australia.
This week world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, an event that has stoked controversy before it even begins.
The Chinese President arrives in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second most populous continent.
The concessional loan agreement to build a four-lane, 47-kilometre city ring road in Phnom Penh comes as China and Cambodia celebrated the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic ties.