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June 04, 2009
Tiananmen: The Crime of Silence
The Diplomat’s China correspondent Kathleen McLaughlin considers why the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre is a topic for discussion everywhere but China.
Tiananmen: The Crime of Silence
June 02, 2009
Is China's Patience With North Korea Wearing Thin?
With North Korea’s latest acts of defiance again grabbing the world’s attention – an underground nuclear test last week and several missile firings – all eyes have turned to China to rein in its secretive neighbour.
Is China's Patience With North Korea Wearing Thin?
May 07, 2009
The Australia-China Relationship
Australia’s establishment of diplomatic relations with China in 1972 by the Whitlam Government, together with Australia’s One China policy, has underpinned Australia-China relations for more than 30 years.
The Australia-China Relationship
May 07, 2009
Hong Kong: Gateway to China
In stand-alone terms, Hong Kong’s statistics are impressive. It was the world’s 12th largest trading economy in 2007, with a GDP in excess of US$200 billion.
Hong Kong: Gateway to China
May 07, 2009
Lebanon's Elections
As the world surveys the wreckage that is now Gaza, the international community would be advised to shift its attention north to Lebanon, where the elections to be held in June have the potential  to immerse the country in yet another bloody civil conflict.
Lebanon's Elections
May 07, 2009
China's Cambodian Hegemony
Pushing the long grass aside, Phorn pointed to a marker stone. ‘The Chinese workers came and put this here,’ he said.
China's Cambodian Hegemony
May 07, 2009
John Key interview
John Key interview
May 07, 2009
Nouri al-Maliki Interview
It is very important to bear in mind, when talking about the future of Iraq, the heritage we inherited from the previous regime. [That] determines where the needs are, politically, security, socially and economically.
Nouri al-Maliki Interview
February 02, 2009
Sir Michael Somare Interview
Since my government came to office in 2002, I think that we have stabilised the place – we’ve provided the leadership and created stability.
Sir Michael Somare Interview
February 02, 2009
'Warriors' Realm
It was midday on the Thai-Burma border. The tropical sun beat down from a cloudless blue sky…
'Warriors' Realm
February 02, 2009
Australia-India Relations
Australia  and  India  both mark their national holidays on the same day – 26 January is Australia Day to the south-eastern extremes of the Indian Ocean and Republic Day on its northernmost shores.
Australia-India Relations
February 02, 2009
Dynasty And Democracy : Thailand's Dilemma
The multi-coloured protests that paralysed Bangkok at the end of last year garnered international media attention more due to tales of stranded tourists than the deep-rooted causes behind them.
Dynasty And Democracy : Thailand's Dilemma
February 02, 2009
Russian Roulette
By flirting with NATO and trying to suppress Russian culture, the Ukrainian government is playing a very dangerous game, says Medhi Chebil
Russian Roulette
February 02, 2009
Indian High Commissioner Interview
Because it is in their interest to do so. India is the world’s fastest-growing democracy, with a population of 1.1 billion.
Indian High Commissioner Interview
December 22, 2008
Afghanistan and Pakistan Take Center Stage
Afghanistan and Pakistan returned to prominence in 2008 after several years on the periphery.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Take Center Stage
December 22, 2008
Ralph Nader Interview
Ralph Nader is the reason for seatbelts, product labelling and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ralph Nader Interview
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