Pressure on PM to front up over Chinese naval incident


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But at home he is facing growing pressure on national security, including the recent High Court decision that forced the release from indefinite detention of more than 80 non-citizens, including some criminals. The government is now facing criticism for waiting until the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in San Francisco to reveal the incident in which a Chinese navy destroyer used sonar close to Australian divers causing them to cease repair operations and suffer minor injuries. Defence Minister Richard Marles issued a statement just after Mr Albanese finished addressing the media in the US and ahead of...