CommentaryAustralia cements ties with PNG, reinforces role in Pacific
This article originally appeared in the Economist Intelligence Unit, 16 January 2023.
CommentaryAs US-China rivalry heats up, can Australia defuse the risk of superpower conflict?
Albanese will need to explain how Australia’s investment in more lethal defence capabilities will make the Indo-Pacific safer – and ensure conflict never occurs. Originally…
CommentaryChina’s reopening, America’s challenge
China is likely to emerge from its Covid-19 isolation a more potent competitor for influence in Asia. First published in The Straits Times.
CommentaryNew tax increase on PNG banks raises concerns
This article originally appeared in the Economist Intelligence Unit, 23 December 2022.
CommentaryPNG’s sovereign wealth fund struggles to get off the ground
This article originally appeared in the Economist Intelligence Unit, 23 November 2022.
CommentaryPark the hyperbole about Wong’s historic visit
The two countries may be renegotiating a fresh framework for diplomatic ties, but they are doing it with palpable wariness on both sides. Originally published in the Australian…
CommentaryAustralia far more wary of China than SEA nations despite thawing relations
Originally published in ThinkChina.
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