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Australia to join Asean?

The prospect of Australia joining ASEAN was pushed before the re-election of the Morrison government, a foreign policy initiative which will gain momentum, but analysts are warning the prime minister should think twice. Read more.

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Cambodia’s Genocide

PHNOM PENH — Twenty-five years ago, few thought the genocidal leaders of the Khmer Rouge would ever be tried for war crimes Pol Pot and his lieutenants lived freely in the remote northwest of Cambodia, indulged […]

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Refugees

The annual United Nations report on the state of refugees around the globe reads more like an end-of-year corporate finance sheet. It’s just the numbers — and like a profit-and-loss account, the figures can be […]

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China Update

Updates on China, its expansion policies and their impact. Hong Kong and the dark art of reading Xinhua Beijing haunted by nasty past, fearsome present and unlikely future Tiananmen Square: Remembering a massacre The Meddling […]

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Winifred Hunt

Winfred Hunt nee Hayes (wife of Brian dec.) passed away, suddenly on February 9, 2019, after suffering a stroke. Born in Elmore in 1936, Win was an accomplished pianist in her younger years, raised four […]