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Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
February 14, 2019
Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
The broader definition of what constitutes the entity of “China” is on display in Sydney in more ways than one.
Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
February 09, 2019
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
Alex Joske explains the context of the Australian government's actions against Huang Xiangmo.
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
Explaining Australia’s Meek Response to China's Arbitrary Detention of 2 Canadians
January 03, 2019
Explaining Australia’s Meek Response to China's Arbitrary Detention of 2 Canadians
Australia has been slow to respond to these events, instead choosing to remain mostly aloof. Why?
Explaining Australia’s Meek Response to China's Arbitrary Detention of 2 Canadians
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 4
November 17, 2018
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 4
China’s excited shipyard executives join Alan to dive the Barrier Reef from the boat they’ve built together
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 4
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 3
November 11, 2018
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 3
It’s a (literal) struggle to stay afloat as tensions crank up on board the Passions 3.
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 3
The Belt and Road in Victoria: No Big Deal
November 10, 2018
The Belt and Road in Victoria: No Big Deal
The furor over Victoria’s MoU with China overlooks that – in Beijing's eyes – the BRI is already at work in Australia.
The Belt and Road in Victoria: No Big Deal
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
November 09, 2018
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
The Chinese and Australian foreign ministers held the two countries' highest level bilateral meeting in China this year.
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 2
November 04, 2018
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 2
Reality bites as different cultural styles put both Alan’s business dreams and the Chinese shipyard’s at risk.
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 2
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 1
October 28, 2018
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 1
Doing business with China? Learn first-hand with this worker’s guide to DIY international diplomacy.
Alan's Boat From China: Episode 1
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
September 11, 2018
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
The new government isn’t likely to change course on its predecessor's efforts to lower the temperature in Australia-China relations.
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
August 28, 2018
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
The Diplomat spoke to Bates Gill about the decision and Canberra's relations with Beijing.
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
August 08, 2018
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
As counterfeit goods proliferate, sales of legitimate Australian wine have decreased in China.
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
June 08, 2018
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
Recently Australia’s Qantas airlines changed the language it uses to refer to Taiwan at Beijing’s request.
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
April 13, 2018
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
How does the Chinese Communist Party seek to influence and coerce U.S. partners and allies in Asia? Why does it matter?
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
Is China Building Roads to Nowhere in the Pacific?
January 17, 2018
Is China Building Roads to Nowhere in the Pacific?
An Australia minister lashed out at Chinese investment in the Pacific region. Why take up the issue now?
Is China Building Roads to Nowhere in the Pacific?
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
September 12, 2017
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
If Asia’s future is to be led by China, Australia may need to balance out its U.S.-centric foreign policy.
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
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