2016

China Brief: Taiwan election 2016: A new era

At the 15th of March 2016 China Brief, Professor CL Chiou a veteran in Taiwanese politics shared his perspectives on the Taiwan election held earlier… Read More

Democracy in Myanmar: Who can claim victory?

ANDREW SELTH  | Paraphrasing the Roman historian Tacitus, US President John F Kennedy said in 1961 that ‘victory has a thousand fathers but defeat… Read More

Andrew Selth: The lady and authoritarianism in Myanmar

ANDREW SELTH  | Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in public perceptions of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu… Read More

From state predation to market extraction: The political economy of China’s rural finance, 1979–2012

Despite some progress in the past three decades, China’s rural economy still suffers from a lack of sound financial intermediation in terms of the coverage,… Read More

Japanese subs: A once-in-a-generation opportunity

MICHAEL HEAZLE | Hugh White’s piece in the Fairfax media last week on the strategic perils of Australia buying Japanese submarines is long… Read More

Shaping Futures – Asia Future Fellows program for undergraduates

As a 24 year old student applying for what at the time I simply perceived to be a free trip to China, I had no… Read More

Griffith Asia Institute Inaugural Asia Lecture: Keeping the Right Balance in Asia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED. IF YOU WISH TO JOIN THE WAIT LIST, PLEASE VISIT OUR GAI INAUGURAL ASIA LECTURE WEBSITE. Read More

The rats of Rangoon

ANDREW SELTH  | From plague, to meals, to piles and piles of poo — Andrew Selth on the former capital’s resident rodents. When I… Read More

Securing the seas, securing the state: Hope, danger and the politics of order in the Asia-Pacific

More than ‘regional integration’, the ‘power shift’ towards China and ‘Asia’ has come to dominate the debates about the Asia-Pacific and global order. As the… Read More

Myanmar foreign policy under Aung San Suu Kyi

ANDREW SELTH  | Last November, the National League for Democracy won a landslide electoral victory in Myanmar. It formed a new government this month. Read More


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