Posts by Griffith Asia Institute

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 27 October

COVID-19 cases at the Vanuatu border Vanuatu authorities are reporting that two people have tested positive for COVID-19. Both of these cases are people… Read More

Glasgow showdown: Pacific islands demand global leaders bring action, not excuses, to UN summit

WESLEY MORGAN | The Pacific islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these tiny nation… Read More

Storm warning: Chinese grey zone futures inbound

PETER LAYTON | As competition with China deepens, the nation’s use of gray zone techniques is becoming of increasing importance and interest. China has been… Read More

The rise and decline of the World Bank’s Doing Business Report: Why India and Indonesia should be concerned

IYANATUL ISLAM | There was a time when the creators of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (EoDB) encapsulated in its Doing… Read More

If pushed far enough, would Myanmar leave ASEAN?

ANDREW SELTH | The decision by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations not to invite Myanmar’s military leader to two related summits… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN  | PNG COVID-19 crisis worsens As more information comes in from provinces across Papua New Guinea, a picture is building of the… Read More

Could defections threaten the survival of Myanmar’s military regime?

ANDREW SELTH  | When Myanmar’s generals seized power on 1 February, sparking an immediate and massive public reaction, it soon became clear the coup would… Read More

What is COP26 and why does the fate of Earth, and Australia’s prosperity, depend on it?

WESLEY MORGAN | In just over two weeks, more than 100 world leaders will gather in the Scottish industrial city of Glasgow for United Nations… Read More

One region, one family, one report: Activating trade and investment between Australia and the Pacific islands region

CAITLIN BYRNE AND TESS NEWTON CAIN | Pacific island nations, like many others in the Asia Pacific, face a long and challenging road to recovery… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 13 October

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Fiji sets the date for the reopening of international borders In Fiji, there have been further relaxations to… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 27 October
Glasgow showdown: Pacific islands demand global leaders bring action, not excuses, to UN summit
Storm warning: Chinese grey zone futures inbound

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