As domestic construction slows, Chinese property developers are starting to look overseas. The potential impacts are diverse, from property prices right through to regional diplomacy.
The UK political elite is overestimating the power of the Commonwealth’s brand in Africa as it seeks new partners in the wake of Brexit.
Although Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by China, Chinese leaders believe cutting carbon emissions will generate economic and political payoffs at home and abroad.
Trump understood that the world is changing.
South Africa is breathing a sigh of relief after escaping a credit rating downgrade. But there are still serious concerns around structure of the country's economy and finances.
China has been very quiet in negotiations over fisheries regulations for the central Arctic Ocean. Why is the country's behaviour there so dramatically different from what it pursues in Antarctica?
Chinese debt levels are unsustainable and its plan is more of the same. China needs real market reform if it is to avoid a debt crisis.
Some will be hoping that Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader was a wrong number.
Changes to construction material requirements from negotiations on the ABCC will give Australian steelmakers a chance to step-up.
Uncertainties about America’s trajectory under Trump come at a particularly awkward moment in post-Cold War history.
Football is becoming an increasingly important weapon in Britain's soft power arsenal.
In recent months, the flimsy foundations of Hong Kong's autonomy have been exposed by a series of dramas.
The incoming Trump administration could do worse than learn from China in devising a new policy of economic engagement with North Korea.
China’s goods are everywhere, thanks to the gains China has made from trade and foreign investment. Now that China wants to return the favor, the US may risk losing out if it chooses to turn inward.
China has pledged to peak carbon emissions before 2030, but is planning a 20% increase in coal power by 2020.
From Chinese tourists in Kidlington, to Brits slumming it in Rio, everyone wants an 'authentic' experience.
If Donald Trump turns away from climate action as George W. Bush did, Europe and China can respond by forming an alliance that will turn the United States from a climate leader into a follower.
Analysis shows China's GDP per capita would fall by 21% in 2050 under the new two-child policy.
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump.
Brazil's place within the BRICS bloc is becoming questionable. Since the new President Michel Temer took over, Brazil's foreign policy has shifted away from BRICS ideals to favour western interests.