Topic-Public Diplomacy

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

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

What does 2021 hold for Australia’s relationship with the United States?

It is safe to say that the election of Joseph R. Biden Jr. was greeted with great sighs of relief in Canberra, at least in… Read More

China: Tribute where tribute is due

In 2012, Australia’s federal government led by Prime Minister Julia Gillard released a White Paper on “Australia in the Asian Century.” This included a list… Read More

Vaccine diplomacy and Nepal

In the contemporary world, the notion that knowledge belongs to humanity has significantly faltered. Instead, scientific innovations such as Covid-19 vaccines have been a part… 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

Ad hoc arrangements or multiplying multilaterals?

The Macquarie Dictionary recently released its word(s) of the year for 2020: doomscrolling and rona. When it comes to international relations, however, the winning… Read More

Cultural Etiquette in the Pacific

The recent launch of the second edition of Cultural Etiquette in the Pacific by the Pacific Community (SPC) has sparked a renewed interest in… Read More

Bad relations with China are not in Australia’s interests

Our leaders tell us continually that they will stand up to China on behalf of Australia’s interests. But I cannot see how the deteriorating relations… Read More

Regional wrap | 63

The past fortnight witnessed further worsening of Sino-Australian relations and more evidence of how China intends to punish Australia to set an example for other… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
The impact of COVID-19 and policy measures undertaken in Papua New Guinea
Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 5 May
Supernatural beliefs in today's China

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