Southeast Asia snapshot #40

SOVINDA PO | The Outcome of the 2022 ASEAN Summit The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conducted its 40th and 41st ASEAN… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 23 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |     COP 27 concludes The COP27 meeting in Egypt has concluded. The negotiations ran over time and well into the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  COVID in Tuvalu After successfully keeping COVID-19 out of the country for the best part of three years, Tuvalu is… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 4: Right-leaning neo-liberalism’s obsession with property rights runs through slavery

RON BEVACQUA  |  The third post in this blog series discussed how right-leaning neo-liberalism, as opposed to classical liberalism, places property rights above… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #39

SOVINDA PO | The current situation in Myanmar The military coup in Myanmar took place over a year ago. While the military chief… Read More

Why India won’t break with Russia… yet

IAN HALL | In recent weeks, India has been more vocal about the Ukraine conflict than at the start of the war, beginning… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 9 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    New government in Vanuatu The people of Vanuatu have a new government. The members of the 13th legislature were… Read More

This is what Australia needs to bring to Egypt for COP27

WESLEY MORGAN | Officials from nearly 200 nations are gathering in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th United Nations climate change conference known as… Read More

Who wins in the US, China climate arms race

WESLEY MORGAN | This year’s COP27 UN climate summit is being held amid heightened geopolitical competition. Growing rivalry between the United States and… Read More

Souteast Asia snapshot #38

SOVINDA PO | Malaysian Prime Minister dissolves Parliament Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the dissolution of the Malaysian Parliament, on 10… Read More


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