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Defence consulted over Chinese company's Landbridge 99-year port deal, Chief Minister Adam Giles says

15 October 2015

The NT Government has moved to allay any concerns about Chinese interests taking a 99-year lease over Darwin’s port, as military tensions increase between the US and China. » Read...

Turnbull: any implications for Indonesia?

Turnbull: any implications for Indonesia?

2 October 2015

After the dramatic leadership spill within the Liberal Party of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull was elected to replace Tony Abbott as the new Australian prime minister. Whereas Abbott was the...

Carly Gordon. Image by James Walsh.

Has Australia ever had a humane asylum policy?

24 September 2015

Australia's current asylum policy is often compared with the country's more humanitarian past. Many have accused today's government of defying a proud humanitarian tradition of welcoming persecuted...

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Australia's digital diplomacy failing

23 September 2015

To commemorate this year's anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Canadian diplomats in Hong Kong posted to Facebook: "Like Hong Kongers today, Canadians remember the events of June 4, 1989....

David Horner and Sharon Friel photos: Stuart Hay

Fellows of distinction

17 September 2015

Three distinguished academics from the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of their...

Australian soldiers of the International Force for East Timor (INTERFET) arrive by helicopter 03 October 1999 in Balibo, East Timor. Image by AFP.

Reflections on East Timor

16 September 2015

A new book on Australia’s involvement in East Timor offers a multitude of views on the 1999 intervention. In September 1999, as East Timor’s move for independence from Indonesia threatened to spiral...

USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra, and Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at ANU, Professor Michael Wesley, at the MOU signing

ANU signs MoU with University of the South Pacific

14 September 2015

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between ANU and the University of the South Pacific (USP) on 24 August 2015.  The MoU was concluded during an ANU delegation visit to the Suva campus of...

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Going mobile

4 September 2015

New Australian Government funding for five College of Asia and the Pacific projects will allow students to spend time in Japan, Myanmar and Thailand.The funding, worth $483,000, is part of the 2016...

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Enabling Nepalese policy-makers

20 August 2015

Sixteen delegates from the Nepalese government scaled new aid and development heights thanks to a specialised three-week course at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. Run by the Asia-...

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Australian foreign policy in the spotlight

19 August 2015

A recent ANU conference has sought to evaluate the state of Australia’s international relations in the face of a diverse set of challenges.The Australia 360 forum, hosted by the Coral Bell School of...

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