At one level, Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Australia last week was all high praise, inspiring speeches and standing ovations. At another level, it was hard-headed politics, diplomatic signals and muted criticisms. At times, history was simplified or re-written to suit the occasion. In other words, there were no surprises and on all sides the visit was considered a resounding success according to Dr Andrew Selth in an opinion piece in The Lowy Institute’s Interpreter. Read the full article here.
Griffith Asia Institute
The Griffith Asia Business Internship (GABI) re-imagines ‘Asian Studies’ for the contemporary business context. The transformational work integrated learning (WIL) initiative places students in one of six Asian business destinations, including Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo, and is led by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI). The aim of the program is […]
Griffith researchers are tracking grants, donations in kind, debt forgiveness and concessional finance offered to Pacific island countries.
Centre for Environment and Population Health
A panel of international experts brought together by Griffith University has warned there will be dire health consequences if action is not taken against climate change.
Business and government
2020 marks an important year for Vietnam’s diplomatic leadership. As of January the vibrant nation once labelled as the ‘reluctant middle power of Asia’ assumed its role as chair of ASEAN, while also taking up a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council table. These dual leadership roles matter, underscoring Vietnam’s evolving position, prestige […]