2017

Pak Beng consultation process improved, but to what end?

ANDREA HAEFNER | Last week, over 190 representatives from different interest groups including the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) Secretariat, member countries, development partners,… Read More

Why Myanmar’s military is not planning a coup

ANDREW SELTH  | Speculation about military intentions makes for a good conspiracy theory but facts tell a different story. Myanmar has always encouraged conspiracy… Read More

The emergence of universal healthcare in Indonesia

While the debate on universal healthcare coverage (UHC) often focuses on policy prescription and technical issues, the expansion of access to healthcare in developing countries… Read More

How Australia should react to the Trump tax cuts

President Donald Trump has proposed cutting the US corporate tax rate from 35% to 15% and ending the practice of taxing the foreign income… Read More

Suu Kyi’s Myanmar, one year on

ANDREW SELTH  | Twelve months ago, Aung San Suu Kyi was appointed State Counsellor of Myanmar, becoming the de facto leader of the National… Read More

Is Exercise Malabar another snag in Australia-India relations?

IAN HALL | Reports that the Indian government intends to block Australia’s participation in this year’s Malabar naval exercises are a setback for Canberra. Read More

The strategic challenges of a nuclear North Korea

North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs continue to trigger strategic anxiety in Asia. Since embarking on a nuclear program in the 1950s, Pyongyang has… Read More

Explaining Australia–Japan security cooperation and its prospects: ‘the interests that bind?’

MICHAEL HEAZLE AND YUKI TATSUMI  | Despite the recent rapid growth in Australia–Japan security ties and formal recognition of the common interests driving the… Read More

Are global logistics companies truly committed to reduce their carbon emissions?

Mr David Herold and Associate Professor Ki-Hoon Lee recently published an article about the similarities and differences in the measurement and reporting of… Read More

South-South Migration: Emerging patterns, opportunities and risks

Moazzem Hossain, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies and Griffith Asia Institute and colleagues from the University of… Read More


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