"A CHINESE telecoms firm has showered the Labor Party's top guns with gifts and cash, including a $690 bottle of Penfold's Grange Hermitage for Kevin Rudd.
The Prime Minister yesterday came under pressure in Parliament to explain a 2006 trip to Sudan, the US, China and England, paid for by Beijing AustChina Technology.
The Chinese importer has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Labor, and paid for overseas travel by ministers.
Beijing AustChina Technology has donated more than $200,000 to the ALP.
Electoral returns reveal it donated $158,000 to the NSW ALP last year alone.
Vice-president Maggie Zeng has admitted the "business environment and conditions for our company" in Australia were much better after Labor's election win."