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China's Premier Li Tours Australia, New Zealand
March 28, 2017
China's Premier Li Tours Australia, New Zealand
Economics topped the agenda, as usual for China-Australia and China-New Zealand ties.
China's Premier Li Tours Australia, New Zealand
Asia’s Pricey Cities
March 27, 2017
Asia’s Pricey Cities
Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are among the world's most expensive cities to live in, according to a recent report.
Asia’s Pricey Cities
The Key to Successful Elections in Timor-Leste: Professional Security Forces
March 21, 2017
The Key to Successful Elections in Timor-Leste: Professional Security Forces
Increased professionalism in the security sector will prevent a repeat of the violence in 2006.
The Key to Successful Elections in Timor-Leste: Professional Security Forces
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
March 17, 2017
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
New Zealand has granted a river considered sacred by the Maori people the same legal rights as a human being. 
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
Silverio Pinto Baptista on Human Rights Challenges in Timor-Leste
March 10, 2017
Silverio Pinto Baptista on Human Rights Challenges in Timor-Leste
An interview with the head of Timor-Leste’s national human rights institution.
Silverio Pinto Baptista on Human Rights Challenges in Timor-Leste
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
March 07, 2017
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
Asian countries continue to score poorly on gender equality, to the detriment of their economies.
Asia’s Rice Paper Ceiling Still Intact
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
March 06, 2017
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
A recent trip by the attorney general highlights the priority Wellington places on engaging Southeast Asia on counterterrorism.
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
February 27, 2017
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
After a summit meeting, Australia and Indonesia's leader pledge to complete a bilateral deal by the end of 2017.
Free Trade Push: Australia, Indonesia Eye Deal
Why is Singapore Eying a Military Base Deal With New Zealand?
February 27, 2017
Why is Singapore Eying a Military Base Deal With New Zealand?
A closer look at a new potential opportunity for the city-state to train its fighter pilots.
Why is Singapore Eying a Military Base Deal With New Zealand?
What’s Behind the First ASEAN-Australia Special Summit?
February 27, 2017
What’s Behind the First ASEAN-Australia Special Summit?
A closer look at what the agenda will look like when both sides meet next year.
What’s Behind the First ASEAN-Australia Special Summit?
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
February 24, 2017
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
Washington urgently needs a comprehensive geo-economic strategy to counter China’s hegemonic ambition.
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
February 24, 2017
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
Democracy seems to be going into a global decline.
Central Asia Still in the Democratic Doldrums
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
February 21, 2017
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Solving Asia’s affordability crisis will not happen overnight, and will require both demand and supply-side measures.
From Hong Kong to Sydney: Asia’s Unaffordable Cities
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
February 17, 2017
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
A closer look at who should truly hold that title.
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
February 16, 2017
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
PNG has good reason to broaden its roster of partners to include China, but Australia has concerns.
Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?
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