Amid reports that the Australian government has rejected the political asylum request by Chen Yonglin, a Sydney-based Chinese diplomat, another Chinese would-be defector is now seeking asylum there, according to media reports. The Chinese man, Hao Fengjun, a 32 year-old police officer, said he has confidential information on alleged Chinese spy networks in Australia. The development comes at an awkward time as Canberra aims to sign a free trade pact with China.
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