Ben SandilandsJan 17, 2017
Today, Virgin will fly an empty plane twice to Denpasar to pick up Tigerair passengers who have been, or might otherwise have become, the collateral damage in an ongoing disagreement with Jakarta's aviation regulators.
CrikeyJan 11, 20173 Comments
Freelance journalist John Martinkus was in East Timor during its bloody struggle for independence. And he says East Timor will get its own back and negotiate a fair maritime boundary with Australia.
Professor Damien KingsburyJan 10, 20171 Comment
The scrapping of the 2006 treaty is a first step towards East Timor securing its economic future. But it will need all future breaks to go its way if it is to avoid economic collapse.
Michael SainsburyJan 9, 20174 Comments
Donald Trump's inauguration might well be the spark to light the tinderbox of China's tense diplomatic relations in south-east Asia.
Professor Damien KingsburyJan 9, 20174 Comments
General Gatot Nurmantyo has long been suspicious of outside actors and has not trusted Australia since its UN-sanctioned intervention in East Timor in 1999.
Michael SainsburyDec 16, 20163 Comments
The Crown experience puts paid to the ridiculous hyping of the federal government about the vast opportunities available to Australian businesses in China.
Myriam RobinDec 15, 20167 Comments
A Korean community organisation has erected a memorial statue to "comfort women", but a group of Japanese families says it incites anti-Japanese sentiment.
Professor Damien KingsburyDec 14, 20162 Comments
A finding of Ahok being guilty of blasphemy would quell the public protest, end his political career and be a travesty of justice.
Michael SainsburyDec 9, 20168 Comments
Trump’s move to talk with the Taiwanese leader is, at least for now, an unexpected breath of fresh air.
Myriam RobinDec 6, 20164 Comments
A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.