Australia’s spy law revamp irks China

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, stands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on March 24, 2017. Picture: REUTERS

MELBOURNE, (NIKKEI) – Australia is set for the biggest overhaul of its espionage laws in decades,¬†after the country’s main political parties agreed on changes to a controversial bill that has strained ties with China and raised civil liberties concerns. The Espionage and Foreign Interference bill, introduced amid fears of Chinese meddling in Australia’s democracy, is¬†expected […]

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