Region | China and Northeast Asia

Map of Northeast Asia including China, Japan, Republic of Korea, North Korea, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

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View our expert commentary and informed analysis on the latest developments in Northeast Asia, including China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, North Korea, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

Why isn’t the Japanese Yen more internationalised?

The fast growth of the foreign exchange reserves of the People’s Bank of China and Bank of Japan was a notable feature of the world… Read More

China’s crisis behavior: Political survival and foreign policy

The rise of China is one of the most dynamic political phenomena in world politics in the 21st century. As David Shambaugh, a prominent China… Read More

China and the Panama Papers

The recent massive leak of data from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca shows that greater China constitutes the single largest market for the secretive… Read More

China’s great big, very capable fighter force

PETER LAYTON | China’s rapid economic growth over the last two decades has allowed the country to significantly modernise its defence forces – and none… Read More

China Brief: Taiwan election 2016: A new era

At the 15th of March 2016 China Brief, Professor CL Chiou a veteran in Taiwanese politics shared his perspectives on the Taiwan election held earlier… Read More

From state predation to market extraction: The political economy of China’s rural finance, 1979–2012

Despite some progress in the past three decades, China’s rural economy still suffers from a lack of sound financial intermediation in terms of the coverage,… Read More

Japanese subs: A once-in-a-generation opportunity

MICHAEL HEAZLE | Hugh White’s piece in the Fairfax media last week on the strategic perils of Australia buying Japanese submarines is long… Read More

Shaping Futures – Asia Future Fellows program for undergraduates

As a 24 year old student applying for what at the time I simply perceived to be a free trip to China, I had no… Read More

Securing the seas, securing the state: Hope, danger and the politics of order in the Asia-Pacific

More than ‘regional integration’, the ‘power shift’ towards China and ‘Asia’ has come to dominate the debates about the Asia-Pacific and global order. As the… Read More

Strengthening relationship with Chukyo University

International relations with Chukyo University (CKU), Japan, extend back to 1998 when the first Exchange Agreement was signed with Griffith University. Since then students from… Read More


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