Region-Australia

Australia has more to lose in a human rights ‘face off’ with China

China is stepping up human rights accusations against Australia following numerous condemnations Australia has made on the same grounds. Before intensifying criticisms of China’s human… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #9

A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making headlines in South East Asia. Malaysia deports more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals Earlier this week Malaysia deported 1,086… Read More

A look back at the Cambodia economy in 2020

As 2020 drew to a close, Cambodia officially recorded zero deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. But while Cambodia has seemingly avoided a high death toll… Read More

Regionalism in Retreat

Prophesies of the end of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) as we know it are close to being fulfilled after a virtual and very tense… Read More

Encourage foreign investment to spur recovery

Social distancing restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 Crisis (the “CVC”) caused Australia’s worst recession since the 1930s—an experience shared by economies worldwide. With… Read More

What does 2021 hold for Australia’s relationship with the United States?

It is safe to say that the election of Joseph R. Biden Jr. was greeted with great sighs of relief in Canberra, at least in… Read More

Regional wrap | 62

US election results and 'truth decay' RCEP done and dusted Morrison-Suga summit and a new Indo-Pacific defence pact Read More

Nuclear Ban Treaty: Wishful thinking over realism

Lacking enforcement mechanisms or a practical path toelimination, the treaty has little chance of being effective. You could be forgiven for assuming that governments of the world inhabit… Read More

Regional wrap | 61

The past fortnight may well have been the prologue to the most consequential event this year, and perhaps, this decade. As I write this fortnightly… Read More

Regional wrap | 60

India invites Australia to Malabar. Japanese PM Suga's Southeast Asian outreach. Thai protests take a serious turn. Read this and more from Aakriti Bachhawat in Regional Wrap. Read More

Achieving strong COP26 outcomes on climate finance for the Pacific through climate diplomacy
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Winning the AI-enabled war-at-sea
Credit unions, savings and loan societies: Challenges and opportunities in PICs

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