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Australia's remote Darwin banking on China to revive city

Visitor numbers are officially forecast to be lower than they were a decade ago, and visitors will spend 300 fewer hotel nights in the Northern Territory this year than they did in 2007.


WHEN the United States signed an agreement in 2011 to use Australia's tropical port of Darwin as a base for military exercises, it was viewed as a key focus of former president Barack Obama's strategic pivot to Asia.

But when ammunition and equipment arrives in June for war...

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