Cruel and unusual punishments seen around the world range from being forced to dig graves to being locked in dog cages.
Australia usually prides itself on its aid in the Pacific. But the pandemic has put everything on pause.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison will today outline a recovery vision called 'JobMaker', and an ABC investigation has found that the much-touted 'Western governments dossier' is not so explosive after all. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Leaders at the East Asia Summit have agreed to terms for the world's largest trade deal, and new documents reveal the donors bankrolling climate change action. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Anybody interested in the fate of Taiwan — one of the most potent flash-points in Asia Pacific — should be watching events in Hong Kong closely.
Good morning, early birds. Australian voters have some ideas about who Australia should back in the ongoing US-China spat, and Boris Johnson flirts with the idea of bypassing Brexit laws. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Crikey readers on the prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery, rapid development in Asia and Kerry Stokes' media monopoly.
Australia's history in the Pacific is about imperialist exploitation. Now the government has baldly stated that our economic interests come ahead even of the existence of Pacific island states.
Good morning, early birds. There are calls for Australia to increase its military focus in the Pacific ahead of China's growing dominance, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announces a financial sector 'shake-up'. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.