Many had hoped that Taiwan could continue as a beacon for acceptance of LGBTIQ people in Asia, a region where same-sex relationships are still regularly criminalised.
The Morrison government is stuffing up everything it touches, domestically and diplomatically.
Scott Morrison is quietly continuing Malcolm Turnbull's attempts to mend relations with the wannabe regional hegemon, but he has his work cut out for him.
Australia — as well as the rest of the world — continues to look away from the active campaign of large-scale repression in China’s north-west Xinjiang province.
The decision by the US government to lay charges against a hacker working for North Korea has sparked off a debate about how the world should respond to the digital crimes of the Hermit Kingdom.
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.
Queensland's Steve Ciobo isn't getting as far with free trade agreements as he might like, despite his clear enthusiasm for them.