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

Japan leaves the International Whaling Commission

By Dr Anita PerkinsWelcome to 2019! We look forward to another fruitful year of discussing geopolitics and social issues in the Asia-Pacific ... Continue Reading >>

Escalating Trade War Between China and the US 

By Dr Anita PerkinsAs the US moves closer to mid-term elections, to be held on 6 November, both domestic and international commentators are ... Continue Reading >>

News from the Singapore ASEAN Forum and East Asia Summit Meetings

By Dr Anita PerkinsThe Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum and East Asia Summit  Ministerial Meetings are currently ... Continue Reading >>

Focus on Nepal

By Dr Anita Perkins  A beautiful land-locked country in South Asia Nepal is a country in South Asia of about 29 million inhabitants and 147km ... Continue Reading >>

Keeping up to date with what’s going on in Asia: Podcasts and new sources

By Dr Anita PerkinsMembers of the Asia forum are keen to keep up with current events in the Asia Pacific Region. Aside from the Forum’s regular ... Continue Reading >>