Australia’s alliance with the US is defined by more than one President

18 Jul 2019 By Hugo Seymour

The Lowy poll shows deep appreciation for the contribution ties to the US make to Australia’s prosperity and security.

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Media Release: Defence on Government Agenda

10 Jul 2019 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Senior government officials, leaders from industry and the WA SME sector will come together to discuss critical issues and partnership opportunities for WA defence at the WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference on Monday 12 August at Crown Towers, hosted by Perth USAsia Centre and Defence West on behalf of the WA Government.

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The Indo-Pacific concept is here to stay: but will it unify?

10 Jul 2019 By Kyle Springer

Reflections on the 33rd Asia-Pacific Roundtable

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What’s the deal about rules-of-origin in the RCEP negotiations?

08 Jul 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

In this instalment of Perth USAsia Centre On The Road, our Research Director Dr Jeffrey Wilson explains rules-of-origin from the sidelines of the RCEP trade negotiations in Melbourne.

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Learning from its competitors: how Indonesia can increase foreign direct investment

05 Jul 2019 By Callum Murray

Growing at an average of 5.4% of GDP annually over the last decade, Indonesia’s economy is booming. However, this rate of growth has been limited by an infrastructure gap, requiring an injection of up to $600 billion in investment over the next ten years to rectify.

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Should India Be In APEC? The Indo-Pacific Answers

01 Jul 2019 By Hugo Seymour

The first meeting of APEC was held in November 1989, ten months after then-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke called for its formation to help ease pressures on the international trading system. The inaugural meeting occurred just days prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Much has changed since then.

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Modi’s Mandate: The Indian General Election with Professor Craig Jeffrey

29 Jun 2019 By Hugo Seymour

In partnership with UWA’s Public Policy Institute and the Australia India Business Council, the Perth USAsia Centre had the pleasure of hosting Professor Craig Jeffrey for a roundtable discussion on the drivers of India’s general election outcome and their implications for India, Australia and the world.

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Roundtable with Mike Chinoy, former CNN Bureau Chief in Beijing

27 Jun 2019 By Kyle Springer

Mike Chinoy, an author, reporter, and former CNN Bureau Chief in Beijing, China visited the Perth USAsia Centre on 21 June. Mike is known for his award-winning coverage of the Tiananmen Square events in 1989. He also served as Bureau Chief in London and later Hong Kong. Today he is still based in Hong Kong and is a Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California (USC).

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Australia’s strategic partnership with the US in the Indo-Pacific

26 Jun 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

The Australian Consul-General in Honolulu, Ms Jane Hardy, presented a roundtable lunch to the Perth USAsia Centre community on Monday 24 June. Consul-General Hardy discussed Australia’s strategic partnership with the US in the Indo-Pacific, which a focus on defence cooperation.

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