Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat

FILE PHOTO: A WeChat logo is displayed inside TIT Creativity Industry Zone where Tencent office is located in Guangzhou, China May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday’s election. Polls predict a narrow win for the center-left opposition Labor party at a time of tense relations with Australia’s biggest export partner, frayed by concerns […]

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