When he meets the US president this week, the prime minister will talk about the North Korean nuclear threat, the rise of China, and the rebranded Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A high-ranking Chinese official was reportedly just in Canada getting China-Canada trade talks back on track. If true, that means Canada is blithely selling out liberal values.
Donald Trump doesn't have one foreign policy – he has several, and they all clash.
Russia is a major global power in outlook and reach, locked in a values-based confrontation with the West. But it still lacks all elements of a developed superpower.
To avoid another refugee 'crisis' that would take the world by surprise, East Asia would do well to be prepared for an influx of people from North Korea.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
After the hashtag #MeTooInChina was blocked by Chinese authorities in mid-January, social media users made creative use of nicknames and emojis to evade censorship and highlight harassment.
Saudi Arabia is the most recent country to grant women the vote. Pakistan has some serious work to do. And Vatican City really needs to get with the programme.
The UK’s best prospects for a favourable trade agreement with China are to be found by remaining within the EU.
ABC's The New Legends of Monkey puts a fresh spin on the '80s cult classic Monkey' continuing a long tradition of culture crossing.
We are so accustomed to hearing about American exceptionalism that British exceptionalism is rarely discussed.
The contestation of Asia will continue this year, with many countries facing internal and external battles.
China has built a skyscraper-sized purification tower. But it will only clean perhaps 0.01% of the air in the 'atmospheric box' sat over a city.
Narratives of nationalism has risen following news about illegal fishing by countries including China in South China Sea. Will nationalistic pride affect regional stability?
China's actions in the South China Sea are getting scant attention at Davos. But if the Chinese set a precedent for other rogue nations, there will be a profound impact on global free trade.
Millions of Chinese citizens have been blacklisted by Chinese authorities from booking flights or high speed train tickets due to low social credit scores.
Slapping duties on imported panels is unwise.
The underlying implication of Malcolm Turnbull's Tokyo visit was the interest shared by Japan and Australia to counter the strategic rise of China.
China is succeeding in a high-stakes poker game on the Korean Peninsula. Did Canada and the U.S. just play into Chinese hands?
Tencent’s monetisation strategy so far has been counter-intuitive to the traditional way of doing business.