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Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, extends visas; China threatens retaliation
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Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, extends visas; China threatens retaliation

Prime Minister Scott Morrison also made a pitch for international businesses with regional headquarters in Hong Kong to relocate to Australia

Australia unveils 2016 Defence White Paper: Here's what it means for the Asia-Pacific region
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Australia unveils 2016 Defence White Paper: Here's what it means for the Asia-Pacific region

If the Asia-Pacific picture wasn’t complicated enough already, Australia’s 2016 Defence White Paper (see below) is likely to make matters a whole lot murkier. Aside from a proposed 84 percent increase in its defence budget over the next decade (from $23 billion in 2016-17 to around $42.4 billion by 2025-26), the white paper’s references to the South China Sea are likely to cause ripples in the region — particularly in Beijing