China on Thursday said its guidance warning students and travelers of the risks they may face in Australia is fact-based and called on Canberra to take action. Protecting Chinese People in the Country

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the statement during a press conference when questioned by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying he would not be intimidated or harmed. Forced from Beijing amid escalating tensions between the two countries.

Tensions have been rising steadily in recent years between the two governments as Australia has turned against China to build up its influence both locally and across the Pacific. And, most recently, the city of Kobera infuriated Beijing by leading an international inquiry into the origin and cover-up of the Corona virus outbreak in central China. Edit: Pang Kong