The renewed offer from BHP values Toronto-listed Noront at about $280 million, prompting the miner's chief executive Alan Coutts to back the proposal
Taipei is looking for allies to support its application to join the CPTPP – despite opposition from Beijing which has also applied to be a member
After prime minister denounces online forums as a ‘coward’s palace’, government seeks to tighten grip on likes of Facebook and Instagram
China is releasing Australian coal from bonded storage, despite an unofficial import ban imposed a year ago, as it scrambles to ease a national power crunch caused by a coal shortage
CNN says it withdrew its Facebook page after a court ruled publishers can be liable for defamatory public remarks on such posts and the social media giant refused to help curb comments
Anti-competition watchdog calls for regulations on use of internet data to sell ads, claiming Google's dominance in the sector hurts publishers, advertisers and consumers
Australia will play a key role in supplying critical minerals to other members of the group, which wants to ensure China does not exert control over items essential to modern technology.
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The highly contagious form of the Covid virus has forced the region’s nations to bring back new curbs with slow vaccination rollouts aiding its spread