The idea of friendship means very different things in Chinese and Euro-American traditions.
The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?
More people say they would support a vaccine mandate than say they would definitely take the vaccine themselves.
We cannot look back in the future and
know we could have done more.
The story of how money injections became the go-to policy for tackling economic crises.
Key areas for cooperation between Indonesia and the Gulf countries are trade and investment, multilateralism, pandemic mitigation, and cultural exchange.
In 1946, the US began its nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands -- a terrifying thought for many Australians. Some 75 years on, the evidence shows their fears were well-founded.
How will the UK balance its relationship with the two global superpowers?
The group has been at pains to stress it is not fundamentally about countering the 'Chinese threat'. But of course, that is primarily what it is about.
Biden's soft approach to China is expected to accommodate Southeast Asia countries to make both US and China as allies.
US president-elect Joe Biden is taking expert advice on how to tackle the US coronavirus crisis. But is that enough?
Outsourcing use-of-force decisions to machines violates human dignity and is incompatible with international law.
A recent report rom the US Defence Ministry says China has likely considered a military base in Indonesia, among several other countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
It is tempting to look back to the Cold War to make sense of current US-China relations. But we are in unchartered waters — and need a better understanding where this competition is heading.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
Tumbling global trade with China proves no country or sector is an island.
Ccoronavirus has put emergency responders and resources under extreme pressure all over the world just as the hurricane season approaches.
While testing is central to the fight against COVID-19, there are a myriad of factors to consider, especially by African countries, when taking decisions to curtail the spread of the disease.
Already, we have seen a range of responses globally - from countries that apparently reacted too late, to those who acted relatively early.