Tuesday , December 12 2017

Politics

Australia seeks foreign-meddling restrictions after China dust-up

epa06358708 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 30 November 2017. Turnbull announced a royal commission inquiry into Australia's banking sector to restore public faith in the financial system.  EPA-EFE/LUKAS COCH  AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Bloomberg Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would introduce legislation to limit political meddling by foreign powers, citing reports of Chinese influence over a local lawmaker and Russia’s US election interference. People or organisations acting in the interests of foreign powers would be required to register and disclose their ...

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