Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape have begun a two-day hike of the Kokoda Track.
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Anthony Albanese is hiking the Kokoda Track. What is it?

The pair will walk only part of the track, beginning in Kokoda and ending in the village of Isurava, where a dawn service will be held on ANZAC Day. Albanese is the first PM to walk Kokoda while in office.

Global anti-doping police accused of keeping failed results of 23 Chinese athletes secret.
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World anti-doping agency under fire for Tokyo Olympics “cover-up”

23 Chinese swimmers failed drug tests before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which U.S. anti-doping authorities say was kept secret.

Taiwan's new president Lai Ching-te
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Taiwan has elected a new President

Voters in Taiwan have elected Lai Ching-te as their new president, who has previously been described by China as a “troublemaker”.

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Trial for Hong Kong media mogul begins

Who is Jimmy Lai? The media mogul and pro-democracy activist faces life in prison following a trial that started this week.

Australian navy HMAS Toowoomba
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PM questioned about China’s suspected role in Aussie navy divers injuries

The Australian Government said navy divers were likely injured due to sonar pulses from a Chinese warship.

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Why is China’s economy on “the brink of a cliff”?

We’ve spoken a lot on this podcast about how Australia, and in fact much of the world, is battling inflation. But in China the current economic situation is actually one of deflation.  TDA journalist Tom Crowley is going to explain what this all means, and how it’s likely to impact Australia. It’s also Tom’s last deep dive on the podcast so stick around until the end to hear his farewell!

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What did Albanese do in China
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Albanese concludes historic China visit

What did Albanese do in China? The Australian PM will leave on Tuesday following high-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

china economy trouble
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Why is China’s economy in trouble?

China’s housing market has crashed, investors are withdrawing, and youth unemployment is so high the government has stopped publishing the number. Senior leaders met last week to agree on a way forward.

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Anthony Albanese is in China in the first PM visit for seven years

Anthony Albanese is in China to meet President Xi Jinping, in the first visit by an Australian Prime Minister for seven years.

China Australian wine tariffs
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China could scrap its heavy Australian wine tariffs

The Chinese Government has agreed to review the heavy tariffs (financial penalties) it imposed on Australian wine exports in 2020.

banning wechat in australia
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WeChat could be banned on government devices under Senate recommendation

solomon islands deal
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The Solomon Islands PM has accused Australia of pulling money over China ties

The Solomon Islands’ latest deal with China has prompted Solomons’ PM to lash out at Australia on multiple fronts.

Albanese China visit
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The G20 summit will begin this week

Leaders from the world’s leading and emerging economies will meet in Bali for the Group of Twenty’s (G20) annual Summit.


Why is there a major meeting in China?

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