Topic-Public Diplomacy

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 23 September

Fallout in Samoa after Deputy Prime Minister resigns In Samoa, the Prime Minister, Tuialepa Sailele Malielegaoi, has said that he does not intend to… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 September

Papua New Guinea seeks further loans for economic bailout Papua New Guinea has passed a supplementary budget. The Treasurer, Ian Ling-Stuckey has said that the… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 9 September

Solomon Islands political tensions In Solomon Islands, tensions between the provincial government of Malaita and the national government continue to simmer. Most recently, the premier… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 26 August

COVID-19 vaccine concerns in Papua New Guinea The race to find a vaccine to COVID-19 and the attendant geopolitical posturing has found its way to… Read More

The most successful female diplomats? Women with wives

New research has revealed that women diplomats with female partners fared better than their heterosexual female colleagues in terms of meeting the demands of international deployment and the extraordinary requirements of diplomacy. Read More

Women’s empowerment in the corporate sector

Erna Witoelar discusses Women’s empowerment in the corporate sector as part of the The Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series Read More

Payne and Reynolds leave Washington with key ‘wins’—and room to disagree with US on China

Rowan Callick says the Australian team went to 'unusual lengths' to participate in this week’s annual Australia-US ministerial (AUSMIN) talks in Washington. Read More

Poverty and power: Women’s entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific region

The Asia-Pacific region is changing the world. It hums with an entrepreneurial energy and spirit of opportunity that permeates everywhere from local marketplaces to the sprawling headquarters of multinational corporations. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 22 July

In this week’s Pacific bulletin, Tess Newton Cain looks at COVID-19 update, unemployment support progress in the northern Pacific, PNG supports China in UN vote, Fiji Budget handed down and pardons in Vanuatu. Read More

Potential North Korean narrative shift and the Chinese precedent

Griffith Asia Institute Adjunct Fellow, Andray Abrahamian co-authored and article with Rose Adams that draws comparisons between China-US rapprochement as a precedent of potential DPNK-US relations. Read More

China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct – Are we there yet?
Indonesia's "Pacific elevation": Elevating what and who?
Trump, Modi and their Religious Right
Responding to the economic fall-out of COVID-19 in Pacific island countries

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