Mike Cherney Reporter
  • Sydney
  • The Wall Street Journal

Mike Cherney covers corporate news for The Wall Street Journal in Sydney, Australia. Previously, he wrote about financial markets for the Journal in New York, with a focus on fixed income. Mike has a journalism degree from Northwestern University.

Focus Areas

  • Corporate News
  • Australia

62 Articles
about 23 hours ago
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U.S. Plans Broad Increase of Military Presence in Australia

The U.S. and Australia agreed to deepen defense cooperation amid growing concerns about China’s actions in the Indo-P...

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3 days ago
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New Zealand Plans to Make Facebook, Google Pay for News

New Zealand said it would seek to require online platforms like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook owner Meta Platforms t...

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15 days ago
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The World’s Biggest Airports Confront a Tiny But Serious Safety Threat—Wasps

Every week, workers at one of Australia’s major airports spend hours searching the tarmac and terminals for a securit...

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29 days ago
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U.S. Allies Seek to Stop Former Military Pilots From Helping China

Australia will review policies after an investigation into the training of Chinese aircrews raises concerns.

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about 1 month ago
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U.S. Plans to Send B-52 Bombers to Australia in Effort to Counter China

Beijing warns that basing more aircraft in the region could trigger an arms race.

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about 2 months ago
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Australia Boosts Pacific Aid as Efforts Ramp Up to Counter China

The U.S. ally will also further support Australian police deployments in the Solomon Islands.

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about 2 months ago
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Australian Casino Operator Hit With $62 Million Fine in Reckoning for Gambling Industry

An Australian regulator hit one of the country’s main casino operators with a record fine, as authorities increase sc...

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3 months ago
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Indigenous Australian Clan Scores Landmark Legal Win Against Santos Energy Project

A judge threw out a regulator’s approval of Santos’s plan to drill for natural gas near the Tiwi Islands.

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3 months ago
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Mexicans Can Cross U.S. Border to Get Paid for Plasma, Court Rules

Pharmaceutical companies sued to lift border-agency ban on practice that accounts for up to 10% of national plasma su...

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4 months ago
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Google Not Liable for Links to Defamatory Content, Top Australian Court Rules

The High Court of Australia ruled that the company can’t be considered a publisher of defamatory material that can be...

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4 months ago
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Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Threatens China-Australia Reset

China’s ambassador to Australia said relations are at a critical juncture and that the U.S. ally must approach the Ta...

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9 months ago
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Australia Plans New Submarine Base That Can Host U.S. Vessels

The planned naval base could offer maintenance to American nuclear submarines, increasing the capabilities of both co...

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