Australian Lawmaker Quits After China Company Paid Travel Bill

  • Senator Dastyari steps down from role on Labor frontbench
  • Resignation comes after pressure from Prime Minister Turnbull

Australian Labor Party's Senator Sam Dastyari speaks to the media in Sydney on Sept. 6.

Photographer: William West/AFP via Getty Images

An Australian lawmaker has quit the opposition’s frontbench after it was revealed a company with links to the Chinese government paid a A$1,670 ($1,280) travel bill for him.

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