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Ebola 2.0?

16 May 2017

Ebola is back, but that doesn’t mean that the world should panic. A little more than a year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the West African Ebola outbreak, which killed more...

Iran, Vietnam pledge $2 bn trade boost

7 October 2016

For mineral-rich Vietnam, Iran offers a key partnership in the oil and gas industry and for health and technology exchanges Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani, in Vietnam on a three-...

Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan

Here’s what is promising, and troubling, about Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s plan to ‘cure all diseases.’

4 October 2016

Recently, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, made a big splash in the global health world when they announced a $3 billion commitment to “cure all diseases in...

Asia's child migrants

17 September 2016

Leaving one’s birthplace to move to a new region or country has been one of the central features of human civilisation. An estimated 214 million people worldwide are international migrants and 740...

Children and the Responsibility to Protect

New research examines ‘Children and the Responsibility to Protect’ framework

2 September 2016

Dr Luke Glanville and Dr Bina Costa from the Coral Bell School of Asia and Pacific Affairs have secured funding through the Asia-Pacific Innovation Program (APIP) to develop new research on “Children...

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An overdue re-examination of Australia's place in the world

2 September 2016

Across the span of human history and the seismic shifts of eons of global politics, a year may seem inconsequential. But, awaiting the passing of eras, administrations or generations to judge our...

Breathtaking but counterproductive: the South China Sea arbitration award

14 July 2016

Anthony Bergin wrote here on The Strategist that The Hague award in The Philippines v China arbitration case is a heavy defeat for Beijing. The award is breathtaking in its overwhelming support for...

Multilateralism in the post-hegemonic world: why the global power shift to Asia matters to the African union

Multilateralism in the post-hegemonic world: why the global power shift to Asia matters to the African union

20 March 2016

Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy (APCD) Director, Dr Jochen Prantl recently travelled to Africa to deliver a series of major addresses on why the global power shift to Asia matters to the African...

City in Asia.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

27 January 2016

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concernsFrom simmering tensions in the South China Sea, to fledging democracy in Myanmar, and developing relationships between...

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The Levant Crisis: Syria, Iraq and the Region: Listen to the podcast

5 January 2016

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and political implications not just for Syrians, but neighbouring countries, the region, and wider...

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