New book released: Energy Security in Japan

Griffith Asia Institute
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Griffith Asia Institute Featured Publication Purchase the book from Ashgate press For a country already uneasy about energy security, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which caused a nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, turned pre-existing Japanese concern about the availability of energy into outright anxiety. The subsequent closure of many nuclear reactors meant […]

Dependence on China leaves nation vulnerable

Griffith Asia Institute
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Australia’s export dependence on China may be putting the Australian economy in a vulnerable position.  ”Australia is now the most China-dependent country in the world,” says Dr Tom Conley, economics lecturer and member of the Griffith Asia Institute in an article by Peter Hartcher for the Sydney Morning Herald. Read the full article: Risky business: dependence on […]

Sharing good governance expertise with Mongolia

Griffith International
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Griffith University governance experts are helping to shape Mongolia’s young democracy. Fifteen Mongolian government officials and policy makers will return home this week with fresh ideas on developing robust democratic institutions, after participating in a series of workshops and discussions in Brisbane and Canberra.  They participated in the “Leadership, Change Management and Sustainable Governance Framework” […]

Qld a mine of information for Mongolians

Griffith Business School
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Resource-rich Mongolia has turned to Queensland for a lesson from the coalface in how the revenues and taxes of a mining boom should be managed. Griffith University welcomed delegates from Mongolia’s Ministry of Finance to its South Bank campus for a one-week course on finance management in the resources sector in December. “As a resource-rich […]