ASEAN is the answer for Australian business in 2019

15 Jan 2019 By Gordon Flake

While China and Japan will continue to loom large and India is on the horizon, and as the WA Government develops its Asian Engagement Strategy; Australian businesses should look to the dynamic ASEAN region.

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Examining the Midterm Results

04 Dec 2018 By Hugo Seymour

Professor Simon Jackman, an experienced US election analyst, visited Perth shortly after the 6 November US Midterm Elections. In a dramatic time in American history, Professor Jackman’s visit provided an opportunity to discuss the latest electoral developments in the US and their implications for President Trump, the US constitutional system and American policy.

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Measuring Asia's Power

04 Dec 2018 By Reginald Ramos

On 28 November 2018, the Perth USAsia Centre launched the Asia Power Index, in collaboration with the Lowy Institute, at Government House in Perth. The Asia Power Index developed by the Lowy Institute is an analytical tool for sharpening debate on power in the Asia-Pacific.

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Doing Business In Vietnam

14 Nov 2018 By Cat Thao Nguyen, Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Cat Thao Nguyen, Director of Global Ready LLC Vietnam, shares her insights into breaking into the Vietnamese market in the lead-up to the WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue co-hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre and the Government of Western Australia on 15-16 November 2018.

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Defence Industries a Perfect Fit to Expand WA Economy

06 Nov 2018 By Gordon Flake

The future of Australia’s defence is right here, right now. As global strategic power converges on the Indo-Pacic, WA is making a crucial contribution to national defence and regional stability.

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Australia's Role in Indonesian Infrastructure Projects

29 Oct 2018 By Winona Wroe

Indonesia’s growing importance in the Indo-Pacific region means that now more than ever Australia must expand the ways in which it engages with its closest Asian neighbour. One of the ways that Australia can improve their engagement is to increase efforts to close the huge infrastructure gap in Indonesia.

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Defining the Indian Ocean's Regional Future

25 Oct 2018 By Professor Erika Techera

The Indian Ocean’s significance is entrenched in a long history of trade, transport and communication. The region includes twenty-eight continental and island states, and is home to 35% of the world’s population. Since 2000, the region’s trade growth has outpaced the rate for the global economy: a development that should be no surprise considering the wealth of living and non-living resources within it.

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US Space Capability and the Indo-Pacific Era in Space

16 Oct 2018 By Hugo Seymour

On 26 September 2018 the Perth USAsia Centre hosted a private roundtable luncheon with the Hon. Madelyn Creedon, former Principal Deputy Administrator of the US National Nuclear Security Administration.

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Exclusive Interview: Dr Megan Clark AC, Head of the Australian Space Agency

03 Oct 2018 By Reginald Ramos

The Perth USAsia Centre recently interviewed Dr Megan Clark AC, Head of the recently established Australian Space Agency to discuss the main objectives of the Agency and Australia's future role in space.

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