29 Nov '17, 10am

Turnbull has Chinese daughter-in-law

SYDNEY • In what is becoming something of a trend for Australian prime ministers, Mr Malcolm Turnbull comes to the job with deep personal ties to China, including a Mandarin-speaking son whose wife is from a prominent Chinese family. Aside from former leader Kevin Rudd, who is fluent in Mandarin and worked in Beijing as a diplomat, Mr Turnbull has perhaps the closest links to China of any previous Australian prime minister. His son, Alex, who runs a hedge fund, lives in Singapore with his wife and their baby. His wife is Hong Kong-born Yvonne Wang, or Wang Yiwen. According to Fairfax Media, her parents were "well-connected in cosmopolitan Shanghai and were known to be on good terms with former president Jiang Zemin". Madam Wang's father, Mr Wang Chunming, now in his 90s, was an international relations scholar who worked with the China Academy of Social Sciences. Prime Mini...

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