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Six decades on we are still turning a blind eye to Tibet

Six decades on we are still turning a blind eye to Tibet

As the anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising comes and goes once again, Australia's response to the continuing fallout is a deafening silence.

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop’s damage in Asia

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop’s damage in Asia

Incoming Foreign Minister Marise Payne has her work cut out for her to meet Australia's obligations in Asia-Pacific, something her predecessor largely ignored.

China rising: in the age of Trump, Asia must lead

China rising: in the age of Trump, Asia must lead

We may need need the collective security of a rules-based Asian international order, writes former Australian ambassador to China Stephen Fitzgerald.

Sub-hub Pagemasters’ jilted bride could come back to haunt

Sub-hub Pagemasters’ jilted bride could come back to haunt

Outsourced subediting company Pagemasters walked away from a deal with an Asian consortium. It's now looking for other Australian suitors -- Pagemasters might come off second-best in the competition.

Our MPs are embracing Asia — but one country is missing out

Our MPs are embracing Asia — but one country is missing out

We're all supposed to be Asia-literate now. Freelance writer David Donaldson investigates where federal MPs are going on taxpayer-funded overseas study tours -- and finds one key Asian country is off the radar.

Is Ferguson in a parallel universe or just the real world?

Is Ferguson in a parallel universe or just the real world?

The present path is that China and India will be gobbling up all the growth in coal, and nearly all the growth in oil. Will we fight to combat climate change or make stacks of cash selling coal to Asia?

Menadue: why did we go on smoko from Asia?

Menadue: why did we go on smoko from Asia?

It seems counter-intuitive when one considers the Asian presence -- students, visitors and trade. But we are probably less Asia-ready than we were 20 years ago, says John Menadue.

A grand unifying theory of Asia

A grand unifying theory of Asia

In honour of the great other inventors and philosophers, Kevin O’Faircheallaigh attempts to create one all encompassing grand theory about Asia. Something better than "land of contrasts".

PHOTO GALLERY: Asia’s abandoned architectural wonders

PHOTO GALLERY: Asia’s abandoned architectural wonders

Some of Asia's most spectacular ruins aren't thousands of years old -- they're modern buildings, abandoned by business and governments. Web Urbanist looks at some of the most impressive.