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A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
April 10, 2018
A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
Is China pursuing a naval installation at Vanuatu?
A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
February 16, 2018
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
The MSG will deliberate the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application, but some worry about angering Indonesia.
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
Oceania’s Place in Australia’s New Foreign Policy White Paper
December 01, 2017
Oceania’s Place in Australia’s New Foreign Policy White Paper
Importantly, the paper dedicated a chapter to Australia’s role within the Pacific.
Oceania’s Place in Australia’s New Foreign Policy White Paper
New Zealand Proposes Humanitarian Visa for ‘Climate Refugees’
November 30, 2017
New Zealand Proposes Humanitarian Visa for ‘Climate Refugees’
Climate-linked migration does not enjoy much time in the legislative bodies of most nations.
New Zealand Proposes Humanitarian Visa for ‘Climate Refugees’
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
December 07, 2016
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Julie Bishop will visit the Solomon Islands, Samoa, and Vanuatu over the course of two days.
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
November 25, 2016
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
After 150 years of religious suppression, tattoos have returned to their rightful place as cultural symbols of Polynesia.
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
November 04, 2016
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
New findings show that humans arrived in Australia more than 10,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
Following Micronesia's Lead on Climate Change
October 10, 2016
Following Micronesia's Lead on Climate Change
Previously Micronesia led successful efforts to accelerate the phase out of hydrochlorofluorocarbons.
Following Micronesia's Lead on Climate Change
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
November 16, 2015
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
New Zealand and Vietnam plan to hit a trade volume of $2.2 billion by 2020.
Vietnam and New Zealand Aim to Double Trade By 2020
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
October 14, 2015
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
While the president was out of the country, the speaker of parliament pardoned himself after being convicted on corruption charges.
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s <em>Collins</em>-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
October 14, 2015
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
The Swedish company Saab Kockums offers to upgrade Australia’s subs while Canberra decides who will replace them. Is it worth it?
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
Beyond Words: Revamping Australia's Indonesia Policy
October 04, 2012
Beyond Words: Revamping Australia's Indonesia Policy
Why both nations must move past words like “strategic partnership” and embrace each other.
Beyond Words: Revamping Australia's Indonesia Policy
Why Oceania Matters
August 03, 2011
Why Oceania Matters
Oceania has often been neglected in US foreign policy discussion. As attention shifts to Asia, this needs to change.
Why Oceania Matters
November 15, 2010
New Caledonia’s Unrealized Legacy
New Caledonia’s role in the South Pacific has been largely ignored. But both strategically and economically it could be a key player.
New Caledonia’s Unrealized Legacy
December 26, 2009
Climate Change's First Refugees
Pacific island nations are on the frontline of climate change, yet despite being seen as the first ‘victims,’ many are re-positioning themselves to lead the world in renewable energy infrastructure, writes Ben Bohane.
Climate Change's First Refugees
November 13, 2009
Adventure Haven
After years of political unrest, the Solomon Islands is now reinventing itself as the ultimate destination for adventure-seekers. Dominic Rolfe explains why travellers who want that extra degree of independence on their holidays should head there
Adventure Haven
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