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Ominous breaking news coming out of Myanmar

By Romain Caillaud, principal of the consulting firm SIPA Partners and a researcher associated with the Singaporean think tank ISEAS. Ominous breaking news coming out of Myanmar: Ten years

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China and Australia


Note n°12 de l’Observatoire de la Chine, par Rowan Callick (Beijing-based China Correspondent of The Australian newspaper)

China and Australia personify the odd couple. In almost every way, they offer contrasts rather than commonalities – in culture, history, population size and structure, and political systems. Yet, their economies have proven highly complementary.Both countries had to wait until after Tiananmen (1989) and the first ten years, and perhaps twenty years of reform and opening policy in China to really see their relationship becoming more substantial.

  • The surge of China – Australia Relations in the 2000s.
  • A Growing Australian Unease about China’s Economic Clout…
  • …As well as Strategic and Foreign Policy Assertiveness
  • What to Expect in the Future? A Denser but more Complicated Relationship
  • The Debate is Likely to Go on both in China and in Australia