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What Australia’s election means for business

May 20, 2019

HONG KONG - With commitment in infrastructure investment, lower taxes and unchanged labour and wage policies, the Australian election outcome means "business as usual", says French banking group, Natixis, in a research note. "The risks in a Government change are dismissed but challenges in economic transition, productivity and geopolitics will remain important for the Coalition government and future growth," the report says.

Re-elected PM has “superficial perception” of China’s role in Australia, says Beijing

May 20, 2019

SYDNEY - China's Global Times newspaper, which usually reflects military/government thinking in China, has accused the re-elected Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, of having a "superficial perception of China's role in Australia", and says he may need to "recalibrate his country's relations with China". The comment in full: