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Anwar Ibrahim’s Quiet Triumph
After surviving a year in office, Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is well placed to ensure economic progress, government stability and the development of policies that benefit all Malaysia’s ethnic groups, writes Kishore Mahbubani.
Little Room for Nostalgia on Albanese China Trip
When Anthony Albanese visits China this weekend, marking 50 years since the first visit by a Labor Prime Minister, there will be little room for nostalgia writes Elena Collinson. The current Labor government faces a more challenging China and adheres to a blueprint crafted by its conservative predecessor.
Creating Pathways for Trade Integration in the Asia Pacific
Amid regional strategic competition, open trade, including the long-promised Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific, remains a desirable and achievable goal, writes Kristen Bondietti.
How Gaza has Shaken the Kaleidoscope of Global Politics
Events in the Middle East, Europe and Asia pose a series of formidable, inter-connected challenges to the United States – and by extension to Australia, writes John McCarthy.
Sth East Asia: Between the US and China
At the annual ASEAN-Australia-NZ Dialogue in Kuala Lumpur, Southeast Asian representatives stressed the importance of national independence and resilience. Natasha Hamilton-Hart charts the economic challenges ASEAN faces in achieving those goals amid the US-China rivalry.