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'China visit focus should be on renewables, not fossil fuels'




China is the world's biggest investor in non-fossil energy. Gunner should have talked about that, not gas, writes Jimmy Cocking.


When the world's conflicts come to Alice

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Melbourne and China are a long way  from Alice, but the Darwin port and Pine Gap are not.


The world's marvels at his feet




Frenchman Killian has the answer to the tedium of jet travel. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.


Natural gas, pipeline are likely losers, says report




Pipeline builder Jemena is Chinese and Singapore owned and paid no tax in Australia for the past four years, says researcher. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


NT Govt: We were mum on port lease to China


The government today confirmed, in response to questions from the Alice Springs News Online, that no public announcement had been made about the $500m 99 year lease of the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company before Mr Giles announced the completed deal on October 13 last year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Feds can kill Darwin port deal, says academic




The Federal Government has the power to knock on the head the 99 year lease the Territory Government issued over the Port of Darwin to a Chinese firm, Landbridge, which has links with the Chinese military, according to Prof Rolf Gerritsen (pictured), reports ERWIN CHLANDA.


Darwin port: Captain's call by Giles rocks boat



While Canberra remains utterly confused over the foray by Adam Giles into global politics, and he gets feted by Chinese billionaire Ye Cheng to celebrate the 99 year lease of the Port of Darwin, its owners, the people of the Northern Territory, are getting the mushroom treatment. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Part of the coverage by the Fairfax Media.


Call to eat local beef, camel penises for China




Why our best cattle are going south and how bolstering the use of a local abattoir could prime local beef on our table. Veteran pastoralist Garry Dann (pictured) says it's time to take the bull by the horns in 2016. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Chinese to compete in The Finke


Drivers from a Chinese off-road racing club with more than 30,000 members will be competing in this year's Finke Desert Race.

Finke president Antony Yoffa signed a memorandum of cooperation with the CEO of the high profile WolfPack Off Road Club in Guangzhou, Ms Cherry Yang, in the company of vice president and Alice Springs Mayor Damien Ryan and photographer Steve Strike, who has an office in China and who initiated the connection between the clubs.

Pictured (from left) are Mr Ryan, Ms Yang, Niki Yang, general manager WolfPack, Mr Yoffa and Mr Strike.

China is waiting – what's keeping us?


China has more than a million dollar millionaires, their number has
swelled by 31% in 2010, according to Bloomberg, they're within eight
hours' flying and pretty well in the same time zone as us.

That's the good news.
The bad news is we don't have much of an idea of how to turn them into customers for our ailing tourism industry.
Alice photographer Steve Strike is a five year veteran of the China trade, focussing on art and special tours.
He says the only way to success in China is the hard, old-fashioned way: Footslogging and nurturing personal relationships.

"They want to deal with the operators direct, face to face, with people they have met and have a rapport with." ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Above – Art dealer Sun Kongyang from Shanghai trying a grub. Above right – Jade
Yang and Mr Sun with local artists Audrey Nampitjinpa and Doreen
Nakamarra on a witchetty hunting trip in The Centre, organised by
tourism operator Steve Strike.

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