Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire, meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, before dinner at the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, China in September 2016. Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal. It's laughable for Canada to believe it can negotiate a "progressive" trade agenda with the Chinese.
Donald Trump’s and Rodrigo Duterte’s mutual admiration could bring about a thaw in U.S.-Philippine relations.
When Obama was president, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to break up with America. Is it time to make up?
Australia and Indonesia are official non-claimants of the South China Sea.
Australia and Indonesia should collaborate to address challenges in the South China Sea and help de-escalate great power tensions.
This display of Chinese characters represents the Chinese leadership’s ‘Five Major Development Concepts’ ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
No-one knows quite how things will play out, but most likely Xi will bend the norms of the party to allow him to place enough supporters in key posts without completely upending the system.
A Japanese man watches a TV news program on a public screen in Tokyo showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid reports the North Korean leader has inspected a hydrogen bomb meant for a new intercontinental ballistic missile.
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As North Korea ups the missile ante, it's time for Canada to take a meaningful stand against China's continued sly backing of its atrocious ally.
David Petraeus was interviewed at a Liberal Party dinner in Sydney on Friday.
David Petraeus argued there's more continuity than change in Donald Trump's foreign policy.
The USS Dewey, a guided-missile destroyer from the US navy, patrolled in the South China Sea on May 24 2017.
UPDATED Will reports of China's increased militarisation in the South China Sea upset the delicate waltz between Washington and Beijing?
In a speech to the National Press Club on Thursday, Gareth Evans lambasted Donald Trump and called on Australia to become more self-reliant.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will meet next month in Florida.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent trip to Asia offers some insights into how the Trump administration might deal with China.
Look out, Guam.
The US's military heft in East Asia may have met its match.
To survive in a Chinese world, Australia is going to have to say ‘no’ to China – as Gough Whitlam did.
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Now, more than at any time in our history, Australia needs a relationship with China 'comparable with that which we have, or seek, with other major powers'.
A North Korean ballistic rocket launching drill, undated photo.
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Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
Julie Bishop’s comments come ahead of a visit to Australia this month by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Julie Bishop has sent an unusually pointed message to China about the importance of democratic institutions.
While Xi Jinping will no doubt continue as general secretary of the party, the question is whether he will be able to install enough people loyal to him.
There are many key events to watch for this year in China, but by far the most significant is the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, likely to be held in November. The congress is held…
Jokowi’s timetable omitted several of the high-profile events planned for the earlier visit.
Jokowi’s visit was a good deal shorter than the one planned for last year. But it did highlight several important issues in the bilateral relationship.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have just demonstrated to other world leaders how to possibly approach President Donald Trump.
Malcolm Turnbull responded to the Washington Post story at a glass factory in Melbourne’s south on Thursday.
Malcolm Turnbull should walk away from the deal he struck for the US to take refugees from Nauru and Manus Island.
A Trump administration raises many questions about how America’s relationships with other world powers will play out.
Far from 'making America great again', Donald Trump's sloganeering will deepen mistrust of US motives and irreparably damage any prospect of co-existence, let alone a more co-operative world order.
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South China Sea.
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The Trump Administration is likely to be more aggressive about resisting China in the South China Sea and more forceful about preventing the erosion of America’s position in the western Pacific.
The United Nations Security Council votes on a resolution on monitoring evacuations from besieged parts of Aleppo.
Despite the cataclysmic risks of the Cold War, times have never been as dangerous as these since 1945. Freedom and the rule of law are both under threat.