Topic-Economies and development

Pacific climate diplomacy and the road to COP26

Today, the Griffith Asia Institute launches a new blog series that explores the road to the COP26 UN climate summit, to be held in Glasgow… Read More

Revisiting green bond market development in Viet Nam

Green bonds (GBs) are being used around the world as a financial tool for raising capital for projects that can benefit the environment. The… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 24 March

PNG COVID-19 situation worsens The COVID-19 situation in PNG continues to worsen. The number of confirmed cases now exceeds 3,000 and the number of… Read More

How are Pacific businesses really doing?

For the first of our Pacific Outlook webinars of 2021, the Pacific Hub partnered with Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia. Their ‘Pacific Business Monitor’… Read More

Economic informality in Pacific island countries

Anyone who has travelled to Southeast Asia knows that cities such as Jakarta and Bangkok display a rich variety of ‘informal’ economic activities. Pedestrians often… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 March

Cyclone Niran batters New Caledonia Tropical Cyclone Niran has caused extensive damage in New Caledonia. The cyclone made landfall during Sunday. Although it was… 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

The China connection

Since March 2020 the world has been in the grip of an intensifying COVID-19 pandemic. This unprecedented event raises a series of pertinent issues about… 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

Pacific predictions 2021

COVID continues As is the case the world over, the early part of 2021 will see no let up in the impacts of COVID-19 in… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Pacific climate diplomacy and the road to COP26
Indonesia's "Pacific elevation": Elevating what and who?
Supernatural beliefs in today's China

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