Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 | 16:34 | SYDNEY
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  • 14 Aug 2018 15:00

    Taiwan’s small-power diplomacy

    Taipei is facing more competition from Beijing over which “China” is allowed to exist in the international community.

  • 14 Aug 2018 13:00

    Disappearing Deng

    Xi Jinping has pickpocketed from the Deng Xiaoping era, while diminishing the man hailed as the “Architect of Reform”.

  • 14 Aug 2018 12:00

    Diplomacy in the post-broadcasting era

    Projecting Australia’s interests now demands a very different suite of approaches from those of days gone by.

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People | experts Richard McGregor
Senior Fellow
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseChina’s political system and the workings and structure of the communist party; China’s foreign relations, with an emphasis on ties with Japan, the two Koreas, and Southeast Asia; Australia’s relations with Asia.

Richard McGregor is an award-winning journalist and author with unrivalled experience reporting on the top-level politics and economies of east Asia, primarily China and Japan. He was the Financial Times bureau chief in Beijing and Shanghai between 2000 and 2009, and headed the Washington office for four years from 2011. Prior to joining the FT, he was the chief political correspondent and China and Japan correspondent for The Australian. His book The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers won numerous awards, including the Asia Society in New York award in 2011 for best book on Asia. His latest book, Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of US Power n the Pacific Century, was described as “shrewd and knowing” by The Wall Street Journal, and a “compelling and impressive” read by The Economist. He was a fellow at the Wilson Center in 2015 and a visiting scholar at the Sigur Center at George Washington University in 2016. He has lectured widely, in the United States and elsewhere, on Chinese politics and Asia.