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After Trump, Can Australia Trust the United States?
January 12, 2021

After Trump, Can Australia Trust the United States?

By Grant Wyeth
Canberra long assumed it could work with any party in Washington – but is that still true after Trump?
Should Australia Buy Papua New Guinea’s Largest Telecom Firm?
January 12, 2021

Should Australia Buy Papua New Guinea’s Largest Telecom Firm?

By Robert Potter and John Young
Yes, the potential sale of Digicel to China is concerning. But Australia should think twice before swooping in on the troubled company.

The Worrying Geopolitical Implications of Australia’s Antarctic Airport Plan
January 06, 2021

The Worrying Geopolitical Implications of Australia’s Antarctic Airport Plan

By Grant Wyeth
Beyond environmental questions, the project’s long term and more troubling impact may be the altering of the political conditions on the frozen continent.

Fiji Cleaning Up After Cyclone Yasa
January 04, 2021

Fiji Cleaning Up After Cyclone Yasa

By Joshua Mcdonald
The category five cyclone battered Fiji in mid-December.

Is Vietnam a Promising Economic Partner for Australia?
December 31, 2020

Is Vietnam a Promising Economic Partner for Australia?

By Grant Wyeth
A market the size of China’s is almost impossible to replace, but Australia can look elsewhere in Asia for a promising emerging economy.
Amid Pandemic, Pacific Islands Work to Offset Food Shortages
December 29, 2020

Amid Pandemic, Pacific Islands Work to Offset Food Shortages

By Associated Press
With a food crisis looming, some in the Pacific are turning back to traditional small scale home farming.

The Pandemic Drags On. But What About Infrastructure?
December 23, 2020

The Pandemic Drags On. But What About Infrastructure?

By Amrita Malhi
Australia can't, and shouldn't, compete directly with China on the funding of hard infrastructure.
Australia and India Economic Relations: The Stars Have Aligned
December 22, 2020

Australia and India Economic Relations: The Stars Have Aligned

By Natasha Jha Bhaskar
India recently released an Australia Economic Strategy; Australian businesses must seize this opportunity.

Can Australian Media Find the Right Balance?
December 21, 2020

Can Australian Media Find the Right Balance?

By Grant Wyeth
Media outlets can easily get drawn into a game of creating “false balance” between warring political tribes. 

Pacific Island Nations Wary of Chinese Fishing Fleets
December 18, 2020

Pacific Island Nations Wary of Chinese Fishing Fleets

By Joshua Mcdonald
Pacific Island leaders have become increasingly concerned about the threat posed by global fishing fleets, namely China’s.

The Case for Australia Keeping Victoria’s Belt and Road Deal
December 18, 2020

The Case for Australia Keeping Victoria’s Belt and Road Deal

By Yuan Jiang
Prime Minister Morrison now has the power to quash the state's MoU with China. He should hold off, at least for now.
Australia-China Economic and Trade Relations Are Heading for a Hard Reset
December 16, 2020

Australia-China Economic and Trade Relations Are Heading for a Hard Reset

By Chan Kung and He Jun
Amid worsening geopolitical tensions, the economic relationship will never be the same again. What will the new normal look like?

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