Launch of AJI Publication – Australia, Japan and India – A Trilateral Coalition in the Indo-Pacific

07 Oct 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

On 29 September 2020, the Perth USAsia Centre hosted a public event to launch our most recent publication: Australia, Japan and India: A Trilateral Coalition in the Indo-Pacific?

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Australia, Japan and India - guiding principles

29 Sep 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

For Australia, Japan and India, the Indo-Pacific is more than just a new geographic map of the region. It also reflects a shared set of outlooks regarding how regional politics and institutions should be organised.

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WA Looks to Vietnam On Road to Recovery

16 Sep 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Perth USAsia Centre has welcomed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the State of Western Australia and the Province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, a province within one of Vietnam’s most dynamic economic zones, the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area, with a population of 22 million people.

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Abe Shinzo: The ‘father’ of the Indo-Pacific

14 Sep 2020 By Gemma King

Abe Shinzo’s legacy as a norm entrepreneur in the Indo-Pacific will last beyond his resignation as Prime Minister of Japan. Abe made a significant contribution to the regional order by pioneering, developing and realising the Indo-Pacific concept.

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Is India’s Push for Self-Reliance Sensible in a Post COVID-19 World?

09 Sep 2020 By Dr Priya Chacko, Tammy Wayne-Elliot

As the border wars between China and India continues to rage, now may be the time for India to look inward, developing a level of self-reliance not yet seen in the country, as well as discovering trade opportunities with like-minded countries recovering from COVID, including Australia.

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In Conversation with Redza Shahid

08 Sep 2020 By Emily Davies

Redza Shahid is the CEO and Co-founder of Grub Cycle and was part of the ‘millennial future of Southeast Asia’ panel at the 2019 WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue. He caught up with us again recently.

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Vietnam’s Regional Leadership

02 Sep 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Ambassador Mudie shared her insights into Vietnam’s successful fight against COVID-19, its leadership as the 2020 chair of ASEAN, its non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council, and the next steps for the bilateral Australia-Vietnam partnership.

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A Conversation with former National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton

02 Sep 2020 By Hugo Seymour

In partnership with the United States Studies Centre, the Perth USAsia Centre convened a live virtual “in-conversation” discussion with former US National Security Advisor, Ambassador John Bolton.

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Growing seeds into fruit: Developing our farm trade links today, for our prosperity tomorrow

02 Sep 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Australia’s farm sector is being punished by the Chinese Government. As diplomatic relations between Australia and China have deteriorated, China has weaponised trade links and imposed punitive sanctions against Australian agricultural exports.

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