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Australia-China relations woefully lost in translation

Australia’s relations with China were always prickly. Now they are slipping into farce. In 2014, both sides claimed they were engaged in a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.” Now, mistranslations and distortions of Chinese statements, deliberate or otherwise, are poisoning bilateral relations.       An example of the mistranslation game in action was visible on July 8 […]