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World May 31, 2014
European austerity breeds far-right support
China snares deal for Russian gas; Thai coup won’t inspire Myanmar’s democracy; candidates in Indonesia get dirty; Guinea-Bissau shows how democracy is done.
World May 24, 2014
India looks to Modi to restore the economy
Two-horse race for president. King’s longevity holds the answer. Watching Korea. Transmission cut.
Opinion May 31, 2014
China’s slow boil in the Pacific
“Is China the new post-Bismarckian Germany, a century on, challenging the dominant sea power of our age?”
World May 17, 2014
Getting caught between the global superpowers
Malcolm Fraser's call to step back from US alliance a welcome prompt for rethinking our Pacific engagement
Economy May 10, 2014
Indonesia grows rich waiting for an apology
Indonesia named the world's 10th largest economy, with China meanwhile predicted to emerge as the world's largest economy by the end of this year.
World May 03, 2014
Rebel rancher Cliven Bundy no longer right’s hero
Slave rant prompts fall from grace; conservatives see red over inequality claims; superannuation funds cheer buried treasures.
World April 26, 2014
Xi Jinping ups power grab with anti-corruption drive
Power plays; Chinese navy's video takes off; new broom sweeps away Snowden leaks; DFAT goes back to the ’80s on Burma.
World April 19, 2014
Jokowi favourite in Indonesia but can he do it alone?
Could Joko Widodo form workable coalition? India’s election. CIA director visits Ukraine. US to carve better TPP deal.
World April 12, 2014
Probe into CIA may shake Canberra
Spotlight on NSA. Taiwan’s sunflower protests defy China. Will HK get direct elections?
World April 05, 2014
Philippines stands up to might of China
Minnow flexes muscle; Obama red-faced; billionaire backing; Australia’s Antarctica claims; Japanese submarines may return to our seas.
Economy April 05, 2014
Abbott and Abe to influence US decision on TPP
Asia's newest odd couple might help Obama get trade agreement over the line.
World March 29, 2014
Wilting Britain fast becoming a global wallflower
Britain no longer Europe's go-to power; Jokowi set for a landslide but remains a mystery; Japan PM shores up support of national broadcaster.