- Daily News
- August 20, 2018
China’s ‘president for life’ may face unexpected resistance at the Beidaihe conference.
The annual discussions occurred amid renewed questions about US commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The use of plausibly deniable fishing militia to defend sovereign claims is an attractive option.
If China renegotiates Malaysia’s debt, it could cause a cascade of demands from other countries.
The Eid ceasefire demonstrated the viability of peace – but it weighs numerous competing interests.
The question of who got the better deal in Singapore is beyond all reasonable doubt.
Australia’s deceptively low foreign aid budget boost will struggle to achieve Canberra’s goals.
Beijing’s slow-burning ambition to control the strategic sea appears to be a nearing completion.
Pyongyang may be seeking short-term relief from sanctions to ease its economic distress.
Australia-Russia relations have soured further after Canberra expelled Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
Anti-fake news legislation may be used against legitimate media sources and political adversaries.
Australia and Timor-Leste’s agreement marking their maritime border may signal an uptick in relations.