Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Economics or Security? Or Cooperative and Comprehensive Security?

By Professor Gary HawkeASIA FORUM7 December 2022 Economics or Security? Or Cooperative and Comprehensive Security? 1.     Introduction2.     Evolution, not a succession of orders3.     Economic interdependence not ... Continue Reading >>

Global fractures and the Asia Pacific economy

By Professor Gary HawkeJEFwith Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU ASIA PACIFIC FORUM 2022 Global fractures and the Asia Pacific economy 1-2 December 2022 For about twenty years Japan Economic Foundation has ... Continue Reading >>

Rhetoric intensifying between the U.S. and China on Taiwan

Dr Anita PerkinsOn 2 August 2022, U.S. speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan as part of a tour of Asia. Chinese officials condemned the visit and stepped-up military exercises around Taiwan. Since then, political rhetoric on Taiwan-China relations has ... Continue Reading >>

Views from Asia on the Ukraine Crisis

Dr Anita PerkinsThe violent conflict in the Ukraine has been a constant backdrop to our thinking here in New Zealand over the past several weeks. Unbearable images of suffering are broadcast on the news daily. According to the Council on Foreign Relations there have ... Continue Reading >>

Covid-19 Delta Variant Causes Widespread Devastation in Southeast Asia

By Dr Anita PerkinsIn recent days our lives have been abruptly thrown into uncertainty as the Delta variant of Covid-19 has reached New Zealand shores and caused the entire country to go into level-4 lockdown.Meanwhile our neighbours in Southeast Asia are ... Continue Reading >>