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Mapping the cost of the pandemic to women in the Indo-Pacific

A new survey is a wake-up call for governments and organisations to direct urgent funding to women’s peace and security. Professor Sara Davies from Griffith Asia Institute shares her insights. Read More

COVID-19 and South East Asia: the week that was

Cambodia receives 16 tonnes of medical supplies from China Indonesia's President bans mudik Philippines extends lockdown in several provinces across Luzon Singapore prepares temporary mega-structures to accommodate migrant workers Vietnam begins to ease COVID-19 restrictions Read More

Regional wrap

- Australia leads calls to review the WHO's functioning - Sino-US tensions escalate in the South China Sea - India tightens crucial foreign investment policy Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

Pacific countries dealing with COVID-19 Pacific island countries are continuing to deal with the impacts of COVID-19. Revised travel restrictions have been issued by several… Read More

At the G20, a focus on sideshow diplomacy and photo opps, with limited material gains

What a weekend it’s been: global leadership, diplomacy and theatrics, all at play on the world stage. US President Donald Trump – never one to… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | The future of Chinese leadership in the global economy

Professor Cameron Thies, Director of the School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University and President-Elect, International Studies Association explored the future of Chinese… Read More

Why Trump’s tariffs will have little impact on Australia and a trade war is unlikely

US President Donald Trump has levied a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminiumimported from all countries except Canada and Mexico. Trump had … Read More

Explainer: how international competition affects how much you earn

Low wages growth has been a spectre hanging around the Australian economy for some time. In our series What We Earn we unpick the causes for… Read More

Fifth-generation warfare: An evolving technical dimension of war

For the Australian Defence Force’s Army, Navy and Air Force Chiefs, the future is ‘fifth generation.’ That being so, I recently wrote a paper on fifth generation… Read More

Five fifth-generation warfare dilemmas

The future of the ADF is ‘fifth generation’, or at least the Chiefs of Army, … Read More

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