2020

Regional wrap | 56

The Griffith Asia Institute, fortnightly Regional wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat. One of the most important, and yet subtle developments this fortnight was a shift in Australia’s position on the ongoing border tensions between India and China. Read More

The Pacific nuclear legacy belongs to climate change activism

Grace Maharaj discusses nuclear and climate change activism in the Pacific. This article is part of the Pacific Outlook series, an initiative of the Pacific Hub. Read More

No war with China, cold or hot

Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras says "Australia must say no to any war with China, cold or hot. We must not follow US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in characterising US-China relations" Read More

COVID-19 and a twin deficit: Early lessons from the Solomon Islands

Jack Boe, Senior Analyst at the Central Bank of Solomon Islands shares his views on how a pre-existing economic vulnerabilities make coping with the impact of COVID-19 especially challenging. Read More

Corporate Japan: Pioneering diversity and inclusion

Melanie Brock discusses corporate Japan, and making way for diversity and inclusion. This article is part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 12 August

In this week’s Pacific bulletin, Tess Newton Cain looks at COVID-19 flares in PNG, Seasonal Workers Scheme re-opens on a trial basis, Forum Finance Ministers meet online, New Caledonia independence referendum and travel bubble talks in flux. Read More

Asia Stories | Next AI Super Power with Professor Dian Tjondronegoro

Professor Renee Jeffery talks to Professor Dian Tjondronegoro, Deputy Head of Department, Department of Business Strategy and Innovation and Griffith Asia Institute about the Next AI Super Power and why it its important for Australia's future. Read More

Business should beware ensnarement in China controversies

Rowan Callick says, Australian business leaders should consider using this challenging COVID era to deepen their relations with Chinese counterparts and understanding of China’s markets rather than to promote a greater priority for commercial interests in political debate. Read More

Women and equality: The post-COVID challenge in the Asia Pacific

Penny Burtt and Nikita Shewandas from Asialink at the University of Melbourne, share insights on the challenges for women and equality post-COVID. Read More

How hard will the Indonesian economy be hit by the current pandemic?

YAN ISLAM | Indonesia rose from the ruins of the 1997-1998 financial crisis in a commendable fashion. Economic recovery from a historically unprecedented… Read More


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