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Russia’s Shadow Tanker Fleet Runs into Trouble

Published Feb 12, 2024 6:59 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Shipping

[By: Selwyn Parker] Barring new evasive techniques by Kremlin technocrats, the rapid rise in Russia’s shadow tanker fleet...

Vietnam's Ports Benefit From Geopolitics and Trade Wars

Published Feb 4, 2024 5:19 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Ports

  [By Selwyn Parker] Vietnam’s main ports have shot up the world rankings in terms of volumes of container-based...

Is AUKUS Pillar I Unworkable?

Published Feb 2, 2024 9:51 AM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By: Matthew C. Mai] The AUKUS security pact is an ambitious undertaking. The sale of three to five Virginia­-class nu...

Can China Use Offshore Wind to End Reliance on Foreign LNG and Coal?

Published Jan 28, 2024 3:25 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

  [By Joseph Webster and Zoe Leung] A worldwide scramble for energy supplies following Russia’s invasion of Ukrai...

China's Sonar Ping Harassment Poses Test of Australia's Will

Published Nov 19, 2023 10:46 AM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Sam Roggeveen] China’s harassment of Australian warship HMAS Toowoomba off the coast of Japan, which r...

History Repeats: An Old East-West Economic Corridor Re-emerges

Published Nov 5, 2023 12:52 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Ved Shinde] The newly announced India–Middle East–Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) seeks to reimagine the natura...

Op-Ed: Time for Australia to Commit to South China Sea Patrols

Published Oct 13, 2023 5:18 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Jennifer Parker] Enrique Manalo, Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary, made his feelings clear. “During our discussi...

Russia's Next Pipeline to China Could Reshuffle LNG Markets

Published Oct 8, 2023 2:08 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Genevieve Donnellon-May]  Cut off from Europe after its invasion of Ukraine, Russia is “pivoting to Asia”,...

ASEAN's First Naval Exercise: Signs of Regional Agency and Capability

Published Sep 26, 2023 12:28 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

The first Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joint military exercise, code-named ASEAN Solidarity Exercise 2023 (ASEX...

Sea Robbery in Singapore Strait Has Serious Consequences

Published Sep 13, 2023 7:28 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Piracy

[By Th? Nguy?n Hoàng Anh] Since the beginning of 2023, sea robbery in the Singapore Strait has increased at an alarming...

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