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Australia to pass foreign interference bill amid tensions with China

06 June, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia is expected to pass new legislation on Wednesday aimed at preventing interference by foreign governments, a move likely to further stoke tensions with major trading partner China. Mirroring similar laws in the United States, Australia’s Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme requires lobbyists working for foreign countries to register as foreign agents, who … Read More