Commentary

Australia-Indonesia relations under spotlight

Strained, tense, low and at risk. These are but some of the terms attributed to Australia’s relationship with Indonesia in recent times, from the phone… Read More

New cultural courses at the Tourism Confucius Institute

The speed and elegance of traditional Chinese brush-work art can seem a magical skill for western artists used to painting in oils and acrylic. In… Read More

Japan Foundation support for bilateral dialogue

The Griffith Asia Institute has been awarded funding by The Japan Foundation to host the 2015 Australia-Japan Dialogue as part of the Institute’s successful Asian… Read More

Earthquake orphans: what Nepal can learn from Haiti

Following the earthquake in 2010, Westerners flocked to Haiti to “rescue” orphaned and lost children. The “rescue” included the evacuation of children by plane for… Read More

A bumpy ride ahead: Australia’s economy and the ‘new normal’

As the federal government prepares to hand down its 2015 budget, it’s clear declining revenue from the mining sector will have a significant impact on… Read More

Funding boost for Eskitis malaria research

Griffith University’s contribution to the international fight against malaria has received a major boost from Japan’s Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT). Following an… Read More

Griffith University and UNICEF partner to improve child protection in Indonesia

Griffith University is partnering with UNICEF and the Indonesian Government to ameliorate child protection and social work structures in Indonesia. Led by Griffith School of… Read More

Dr Hui Feng awarded the Political Studies Harrison Prize 2014 for Best Article

Dr Hui Feng, Research Fellow with the Griffith Asia Institute and School of Government and International Relations member has been awarded the Political Studies journal Harrison… Read More

Local ‘loos’ saving lives in Indonesia

Many Australians spend a good deal of time contemplating life in the smallest room in the house, but few realise that the ‘porcelain throne’ is… Read More

President of Sichuan Normal University visits Griffith University

The newly appointed President of Sichuan Normal University (SNU) made a recent visit to Griffith University to meet with Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Ian… Read More

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