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ANU graduates rated Australia's most employable

21 November 2016

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been rated as Australia’s most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide. The latest Global...

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Lebanon: On Remembering and Forgetting

19 October 2016

Lebanon has a great deal to be concerned with: the absence of a president, the most concentrated refugee influx per capita in the world, a poor economic outlook, latent terror threats and failing...

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What happens if Rodrigo Duterte dumps the US?

7 October 2016

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte marked the week leading to his first 100 days in office with renewed attacks on the country’s alliance with the United States. The most recent of his near...

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...

Destruction in Azaz, Syria. Image courtesy of Christiaan Triebert, Flickr.

An uneasy ceasefire has come into effect in Syria

13 September 2016

A new humanitarian ceasefire has come into effect in Syria. The aim of the deal is to allow food and medicine into shattered cities such as Aleppo where civilians have borne the brunt of the fighting...

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China-US tensions at G20 summit

6 September 2016

Dr Benjamin Zala speaks to Beverley O’Connor from the ABC about growing tensions at the G20 summit in China. He discusses issues such as the possible meaning and portent of US President Barack...

US President Barack Obama arrives for a news conference at the close of the ASEAN summit February, 2016  (Photo: Reuters)

ASEAN centrality losing ground

5 September 2016

Vientiane will host the 28th ASEAN Summit this week, with the summit documents rotating around the same themes that ASEAN has been promoting for decades: unity and centrality. The worry, both at the...

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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