The ABC is the only Australian outlet with a correspondent in the Pacific. Have we stopped caring about our closest neighbours? And if so, why?
Good morning, early birds. The APEC summit has ended following clashes between the US and China, a new poll shows that Labor would be stymied by crossbenchers following a 2019 federal win, and shareholders push to block the Nine-Fairfax merger. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. NSW Labor leader Luke Foley has remained defiant following his resignation due to allegations of sexual assault, the relationship between China and Australia seems to be thawing, and a new study finds that one in four Australians suffer adverse affects due to loneliness. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has announced a $3 billion Pacific infrastructure funding package, the Democrats have scored a victory in the US midterms, and Victorian Labor plan 50% renewables by 2030. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Tension around China's spread in the Pacific was clear at this year's forum, but not even that could distract from Australia's climate change and refugee controversies.
Between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, the whole region is on edge.
Without a television network, are you still an international broadcaster? The ABC has a plan, but after absorbing 80 redundancies, some insiders are sceptical.
Joe Hockey has deeply cut the foreign aid budget, ignoring a commitment to the UN Millennium Development Goals. The real losers will be the millions in the Asia-Pacific on the poverty line.
East Timor's Prime Minister has announced his intention to retire from politics. Is the former resistance fighter abandoning his country when it needs him the most?
China’s rise in Asia has made the region a much more complicated place, writes Dr John Lee, from the Centre for International Security Studies at Sydney University.