The Quad wants to show that liberal democracies can deliver solutions to the greatest challenges of our time — a way of countering China’s ambitions in the region.
Despite the emancipation of women in China in 1949, sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace are still the norm.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
While all eyes are on China’s response to the new AUKUS security pact, Russia matters, too. After all, it has its own nuclear submarines that could now be marketed all over the region.
Fourteen years after the Quad was first conceived, its leaders will meet for the first time face-to-face this week. China will dominate the conversations.
Canada is conspicuously absent from the new security pact signed between the U.S., the U.K. and Australia on China. Is it time for Canada to take a page from the Australian playbook on managing China?
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
Observers have been comparing Xi Jinping to Mao Zedong. But the country was very different in Mao’s day.
ASEAN countries fear a potential arms race and future confrontation between great powers taking place in their region.
Diplomacy is needed to head off an arms race between North and South Korea.
PR exercise, elaborate purchasing agreement or genuine security pact? The new AUKUS agreement raises plenty of questions about why New Zealand missed out.
The Moon Festival, rooted in China’s long history and rich cultural traditions, will be celebrated on Sept. 21. In China, though, the festival is a three-day public holiday.
The new security alliance between the US, UK and Australia could create a security dilemma.
The secrecy surrounding this major announcement is troubling, and there are many questions still to be answered.
Nuclear-powered submarines do not need to surface for air, allowing them to be stealthier for longer. But there’s still a million-dollar question: does this make us safer?
Big Food companies producing ulta-processed foods are using a range of key market and political practices to increase their reach, particularly in developing countries.
Australia desperately hopes this week’s AUSMIN meetings will see greater practical American support against ongoing trade strikes by China. But this might not be in Canberra’s best interests.
China used to only make Soviet cars under licence. Now it’s taking on Tesla.
Confucius looked nothing like the great sage in his own time as he is widely known in ours. But his ideas continue to shape contemporary life for many.
Roof slopes in traditional Chinese architecture reflect snowfall patterns over a millennium.