Tag Archives: Asia-pacific

On the boil: Australia, China and the Western Pacific

There has been much debate, indeed sparring, recently about whether the coming decades will be the ‘Asian Century’ or a renewed ‘American Century’ as has been shown in The Age.  With America progressing down the road of a more energy-sustainable … Continue reading

Posted in Asia-Pacific Politics, Asian Century Politics, Rise of China | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

There is Trouble in Paradise

According to SBS World News (29, July, 2013) Fiji’s foreign minister ‘launched an acidic broadside against the [Australian] governments plan to send asylum seekers [to] Papua New Guinea’ and further warned that it ‘could alter the social fabric of the … Continue reading

Posted in Asia-Pacific Politics, Asian Century Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment