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When Henry met Rio

John Garnaut Fairfax Digital, March 29, 2015 American statesman Henry Kissinger pocketed close to US$5 million ($6.4 million) for guiding mining giant Rio Tinto to wash its hands of its jailed China chief, Australian citizen Stern Hu, and build relations with Bejing. Fairfax can reveal that the 92-year-old former US secretary of state made clear

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China’s political fox hunt calls for some shirt-front diplomacy

Michael Sainsbury Instead of quietly bowing to pressure from the Chinese Communist Party to help net fugitive Chinese officials, the Abbott government should be leveraging the opportunity to agitate for the release of Australians questionably imprisoned in China. The Abbott government continues to be in a quandary about how to deal with China. Last week,

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Chinalco, Rio Tinto Plan Mining Joint Venture in China

Zhao Jianfei, Caixin  Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and the Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) are on the final stages of negotiations of a domestic mining joint venture in China, according to Ian Bauert, Rio Tinto’s managing director in China. In December 2010, Rio Tinto and Chinalco signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to form

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