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Aug 24, 2018 08:26 PM
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New Australian PM Has History of Blocking Chinese Investment

Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference in Melbourne on April 20 when he was still the country’s treasurer. Photo: IC
Australia’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference in Melbourne on April 20 when he was still the country’s treasurer. Photo: IC

* As a cabinet member, Scott Morrison issued a guidance that took a skeptical view toward 5G network equipment vendors with ties to foreign governments

* In 2016, he rejected bids by two Chinese companies in the sale of Australia’s largest power grid

(Beijing) — Australia has a new prime minister, Scott Morrison, a conservative that in recent years has blocked several Chinese investments, with observers saying that Canberra is likely to continue to take a tough stance on China.

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