Region-China and North East Asia

COVID-19 and Asia’s resilience: A workhorse of the global economy

Rapid and focused recovery from recurrent economic crises have proven the resilience of East Asian economies. Historically, the trade-oriented growth strategies adopted by Asian economies… Read More

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Asia Regional Wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat. Fresh troubles along the India-China border. Australian journalists evacuated from China Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to step down. Read More

Journalists have become diplomatic pawns in China’s relations with the West, setting a worrying precedent

Journalists have become diplomatic pawns in China’s relations with the West as Australian journalists Bill Birtles of the ABC and Mike Smith of The Australian Financial Review we forced to depart China. Read More

Listening in on US–China relations

Professor Kai He shares insights on US-China relations. Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, claims that US President Donald Trump has put together a ‘war council’ to take down the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Regional Wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat: Aus govt to put a dampened on Victoria's BRI plans. China's 'hurt' feelings vis-a-vis Australia even as economic coercion continues. RIMPAC exercise underway Read More

China’s footprint in the Pacific

Sheldon Chanel shares commentary on the recent "China In the Pacific" webinar as China’s footprint in the Pacific is expected to grow despite the impact of COVID-19. Read More

Chinese trawlers and the Galapagos: The protection challenge

Ecuadorian authorities in Guayaquil spotted a fleet of 260 Chinese boats fishing in the area around the Galapagos Marine Reserve. Melodie Ruwet shares her insights. Read More

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The Griffith Asia Institute, fortnightly Regional wrap with Aakriti Bachhawat. One of the most important, and yet subtle developments this fortnight was a shift in Australia’s position on the ongoing border tensions between India and China. Read More

No war with China, cold or hot

Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras says "Australia must say no to any war with China, cold or hot. We must not follow US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in characterising US-China relations" Read More

Corporate Japan: Pioneering diversity and inclusion

Melanie Brock discusses corporate Japan, and making way for diversity and inclusion. This article is part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series. Read More

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