fredag 12. august 2016

Australia blocks electricity deal with China for 'national security' reasons

Some experts believe that handing control of the network to Chinese entities would increase the risk of cyber attacks and electronic espionage. Australia has taken a series of steps to block investment from China. The government has twice prevented Chinese bidders from buying the S. Kidman pastoral estate, one of the largest private landholdings in the world. Australia has also criticised China’s territorial ambitions in the South China Sea, where the country has asserted its claim to a vast swathe of ocean by building artificial islands in defiance of a ruling from an international court in The Hague. Read more