Perth USAsia Centre welcomes UWA Vice Chancellor, Professor Amit Chakma

20 Oct 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

The Perth USAsia Centre welcomed The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Vice Chancellor Amit Chakma and the international education landscape, with discussions taking place under Chatham House Rule. 

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China Trade War Turns to Cotton

16 Oct 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

China’s strategy of threatening Australia with trade sanctions is no longer working, based on government and industry response to a recent threat against the cotton industry, according to one of Australia’s leading trade experts, and Research Director at the Perth USAsia Centre, Dr Jeffrey Wilson.

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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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