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Australia to Acquire Hypersonic Weapons Capability in Collaboration with US
December 02, 2020

Australia to Acquire Hypersonic Weapons Capability in Collaboration with US

By Abhijnan Rej
The newly announced SCIFiRE project builds on 15 years of joint Australia-U.S. fundamental research on hypersonics.

Australia and India Must Do More to Help Ease Each Other’s Predicaments
December 01, 2020

Australia and India Must Do More to Help Ease Each Other’s Predicaments

By Abhijnan Rej
The bilateral relationship is on a strong footing. Time has come to add more meat to it.
New Zealand Joins Australia in Denouncing Chinese Official’s Tweet
December 01, 2020

New Zealand Joins Australia in Denouncing Chinese Official’s Tweet

By Associated Press
New Zealand has waded into a heated war of words between its main ally, Australia, and its principal trading partner, China.

China Continues Its COVID-19 Diplomacy in the Pacific
December 01, 2020

China Continues Its COVID-19 Diplomacy in the Pacific

By Shannon Tiezzi
China held a second “special meeting on COVID-19” with Pacific Island countries.

Can Australia and India Effectively Partner for COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out?
November 30, 2020

Can Australia and India Effectively Partner for COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out?

By Grant Wyeth
Australia is well-positioned to help roll-out a COVID-19 vaccine across the Pacific and Southeast Asia; India’s vaccine manufacturing capability would be a huge boost to that effort.

A Spotlight on Police Brutality in Fiji
November 30, 2020

A Spotlight on Police Brutality in Fiji

By Joshua Mcdonald
The Fiji Law Society voices its concern about mounting reports of police brutality in the country.

Australia Livid as Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tweets Offensive Image
November 30, 2020

Australia Livid as Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tweets Offensive Image

By Abhijnan Rej
Zhao Lijian’s tweet is likely to seriously aggravate tensions between the two countries.
Senior British Politician Comes Out in Support of Australia in Its Tussle With China
November 28, 2020

Senior British Politician Comes Out in Support of Australia in Its Tussle With China

By Abhijnan Rej
The U.K. desperately wants to join the Indo-Pacific game. But will its material circumstances allow it?

China Slaps 200 Percent Tax on Australia Wine Amid Tensions
November 27, 2020

China Slaps 200 Percent Tax on Australia Wine Amid Tensions

By Associated Press
Wine joins beef, coal, barley, seafood, sugar and timber on the list of goods impacted by growing tensions between Australia and China.

Australia and China: It’s Complicated
November 24, 2020

Australia and China: It’s Complicated

By Katie Howe
Even amid the current tensions, the state of the relationship is more complex than headlines would suggest.

Continued Deterioration in Australia-China Relations Fuels Talk of Olympic Boycott
November 20, 2020

Continued Deterioration in Australia-China Relations Fuels Talk of Olympic Boycott

By Philip Citowicki
China's economic coercion against Australia is lending fuel to calls for a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Solomon Islands Aims to Ban Facebook
November 20, 2020

Solomon Islands Aims to Ban Facebook

By Joshua Mcdonald
The ban, agreed upon by the Cabinet, hasn’t come into effect yet but the plan has drawn sharp criticism. 

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