October 18, 2017 3 Comments
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress could have serious ramifications for Australia.
October 3, 2017 3 Comments
In a speech to the Asia Society, Chris Bowen has delivered an honest and forthright assessment of where we stand right now with our nearest and most important neighbours.
September 22, 2017 7 Comments
The creaking Nationals are in damage control after a homophobic slur dominates preselections.
September 19, 2017 2 Comments
Suu Kyi needs to find a way to end her galling stasis on the Rohingya. Just maybe, Pope Francis can help her.
September 13, 2017 28 Comments
Forget the boats. Hundreds of thousands of Chinese people have flooded into Australia, and no one seems to be taking the threat seriously.
August 14, 2017 1 Comment
With the release of the last of his imprisoned employees in China, Packer has learned from his errors and is again refocusing Crown towards the future.
August 7, 2017 11 Comments
To say Bishop's speech was a damp squib is to be derogatory to squibs. You may be shocked to learn there was not a skerrick of original thought or news in it.
July 17, 2017 5 Comments
Liu Xiaobo was an extraordinary man, and even though it would piss off China, Australia should have made a stronger statement about who he was and who killed him.
July 7, 2017 19 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull -- or, at the very least, his own Foreign Minister Julie Bishop -- is signing up as a paid supporter of the country that effectively funded al-Qaeda and IS.
July 3, 2017
Crown should have known that its China venture was going to attract the wrong sort of attention. But can James Packer bring Crown back from the disaster?