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.

Taiwan’s recent election

On 16 January, the Republic of China (ROC), i.e. Taiwan, held its sixth election for the president and the legislature. The outcome had been predicted… Read More

South China Sea: Beijing could get the wrong idea from our stance

China’s territorial expansion in the South China Sea will probably continue unabated this year. For the past several years, balancing and a rules-based order have… Read More

The pitfalls of Asia-Pacific geopolitics: Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Deal bound to backfire

On 28 December the Japanese and South Korean Foreign Ministers announced a major diplomatic breakthrough toward the resolution of the thorniest problem in bilateral… Read More

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


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