Former PM Stephen Harper has rated China's paramount leader as a greater long-term threat to democracies around the world than Russia's Vladimir Putin.
The UAE has become a key trade hub for Russian gold since sanctions disrupted Russia's more traditional export routes.
Ties between Russia and China have reached an "unprecedented high", Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said during his trip to Beijing on Wednesday
Australia and the US have reached an agreement to boost the processing of critical resources needed for clean energy, PM Anthony Albanese said on his return from Hiroshima
China is set to be the first country to install 100 gigawatts of solar power in a year, thanks to decades of research and development, plus strong government support over the past 20 years
The move is expected to boost manufacturing in the Chinese provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin, as it will allow them to greatly reduce the distance they have to truck exports to a port
The show of solidarity from China's Central Asian neighbours contrasts sharply with the "negative" image of Beijing presented at the G7 gathering in Hiroshima
About 30 coal mines will close in India over the next three to four years "to pave way for forests and water bodies", a top official said, but that may be only a quarter of the country's mines
Western sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine have given a boost to China's efforts to internationalise its currency, with a dramatic increase in its use in commodity and energy trade with Russia
State media says consultants harmed national security by helping the West 'buy state secrets'; but lobby groups say raids on advisory group Capvision have damaged investor confidence
Exports of Australian iron ore and coal to China rose to A$19 billion ($12.7 billion) in March, 31% above 2022, data showed on Thursday, as bilateral ties begin to warm up
Congress wants independent verification that China fashion retailer does not use cotton that comes from forced labour in Xinjiang, before SEC allows it to stage a share offering in the US