Region | China and Northeast Asia

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

Griffith University is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to tackling global challenges around partnerships for the goals.

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.

Griffith secures groundbreaking research grants

Three Griffith University researchers, each tackling diverse global issues, have been announced as Australian Research Council Future Fellows. The projects form part of $38.6 million… Read More

Policy convergence and divergence in Australia and Japan

The Griffith Asia Institute and Ritsumeikan University in Japan, supported by the Japan Foundation hosted the 5th Annual Australia-Japan Dialogue in Brisbane on Thursday 10… Read More

Asian Century Futures Initiative – Research Collaboration Scheme

As part of Griffith’s Asian Century Futures Initiative, Griffith University and Peking University have established a Collaborative Research Scheme which aims to assist with reciprocal… Read More

Japan’s greater contribution to peace, security and stability in Asia

On the 9 December 2015, Ambassador of Policy Planning and International Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan spoke at the fourth Australia-Japan Annual Lecture… Read More

IMF embraces the redback, but China reforms must go on

HUI FENG | The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decided to include the renminbi (RMB) in its basket of… Read More

Griffith student a New Colombo Plan fellow

Amarina Smith, a student of law and international relations, has been awarded a New Colombo Plan Hong Kong Fellowship. Indigenous rights advocate Amarina… Read More

The Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine annual conference

Reflections of the conference from Christiana Chau-Yang, PhD Candidate, School of Environment, Centre for Environment and Population Health. Christiana is working on research under the… Read More

The South China Sea gentlemen’s competition: The USS Lassen transit round

PETER LAYTON | In a recent post Kai He insightfully examined the recent transit by the USS Lassen close to China’s new man-made islands… Read More

China Brief: Communicating with China

The November 2015 China Brief, “Communicating with China: The interplay of language and culture,” was held at Griffith University’s South Bank Graduate Centre Building on Tuesday, 17… Read More

Gentlemen’s competition in the South China Sea

Gentlemen’s Competition in the South China Sea: How Will China and the United States Fight Over the FON? The freedom of navigation in the… Read More


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Our research focuses on the trade and business, politics, governance, security, economies and development of the Asia Pacific and their significance for Australia. Griffith University is committed to advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the region.