Tariffs on barley, which will remain in place for five years, are latest agricultural commodity to be affected by deteriorating ties between Canberra and Beijing.
Leaders in the US and Europe are weighing the risks and rewards of lifting Covid-19 restrictions knowing that a vaccine could take years to develop.
The global pandemic has killed more than 295,000 people and infected over 4.3 million as countries ease curbs. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 13:
The two leaders exchanged pleasantries, however, many divisions remain as the global pandemic wreaks havoc in both countries.
The coronavirus has attacked Russia, another country with a powerful political clout, after China, the US and Western European countries, making its weaknesses apparent.
The pandemic has altered our temporal imagination and accelerated political tensions.
In the animation posted online by China's official Xinhua news agency, red curtains open to reveal a stage featuring Lego-like figures in the form of a terracotta warrior wearing a face mask and the Statue of Liberty.
The number of global coronavirus deaths has surpassed 237,000 with more than 3.3 million infections. Here are updates for May 1, 2020.
US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs against Beijing as he claimed to have seen evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China's ground-zero city of Wuhan.
China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
US President Trump says Beijing wants his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, to win the race to ease the pressure he has placed on China over trade, coronavirus response, and other issues.
Trade is the key to China’s and Indonesia’s economic recovery. But this will be hampered by their new World Trade Organization designation.
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