Port in a storm: the Darwin lease made sense only a few years ago. Now not so much

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Australia's warm relationship with China has developed frostbite in the five short years since the deal was signed.
Left to right: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, Landbridge chair Ye Cheng, and former trade minister Andrew Robb in Darwin in 2015 (Image: Andrew Robb/Twitter)

The federal government is considering scrapping a 99-year lease of Darwin's port to a Chinese company, the latest point of tension in an increasingly chilly relationship…
Kishor Napier-Raman
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