Topic-Politics

Geopolitical risk isn’t rare on earth

EDUADO ROCA, AKIHIRO OMURA AND JOHN FAN | Heightened geopolitical tension is drawing increased attention from businesses and financial markets. Geopolitical risk, occurring as… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #17

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in South East Asia Cambodia continues dialogue with Myanmar Taking on the ASEAN… Read More

Third time has little charm: New Caledonia’s referendum on independence

TESS NEWTON CAIN | As Tropical Cyclone Ruby fades into memory for New Caledonia, the results of the referendum on independence that was held… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #16

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in Southeast Asia Blinkin cuts short his ASEAN visit The US Secretary… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 8 December

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Motion of No Confidence debated in Solomon Islands Monday saw the Parliament of Solomon Islands meet to debate a motion… Read More

Labor’s 2030 climate target betters the Morrison government, but Australia must go much further, much faster

WESLEY MORGAN | The Labor opposition has pledged to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 43% this decade based on 2005 levels, claiming the plan… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 1 December

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Solomon Islands focus shifts to Parliament Further to the riots of last week in Honiara, the weekend saw community… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 17 November

TESS NEWTON CAIN | COP closes In Glasgow, COP26 has ended. As reactions and responses come in, it is clear that Pacific negotiators have mixed… Read More

Good COP, bad COP: Climate wins and losses from Glasgow

LESLEY HUGHES AND WESLEY MORGAN | COP26 has finished and the question on everyone’s minds is: “was it a success or a failure?” Climate change… Read More

The ultimate guide to why the COP26 summit ended in failure and disappointment (despite a few bright spots)

ROB HALES AND BRENDAN MACKEY | After two hard-fought weeks of negotiations, the Glasgow climate change summit is, at last, over. All 197 participating countries… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 19 January
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
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The UN resolution on global happiness: An Asian perspective

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