Crikey speaks to veteran Filipino journalist and activist Inday Espina-Varona about Maria Ressa, Rappler, and the increasing dangers of reporting the news.
Morrison's pre-parliament career casts doubt over his strategic campaigning abilities, his management skills and an apparent tendency towards a lack of transparency.
DFAT made a deft diplomatic move in the debate around Thailand's detention of Hakeem al-Araibi, saving Thailand some face and allowing Australia some wriggle room.
Global corporate gluttony and a “silicon curtain” between China and the West will call time on the boom years.
The Australian response to the recent detention of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun exposes the risk-averse dead hand of DFAT for what it really is.
The reasons for Yang Hengjun’s detention remain unclear. But human rights violations have escalated sharply under the increasingly repressive regime of Xi Jingping.
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou may restart the US-China trade war, but it will just be a headwind of the looming global financial crash.
Many had hoped that Taiwan could continue as a beacon for acceptance of LGBTIQ people in Asia, a region where same-sex relationships are still regularly criminalised.