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How a Price Dispute Led to Indonesia's Palm Oil Export Ban

Published May 13, 2022 3:08 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Business

[By Johannes Nugroho] The global vegetable oils industry was stunned after Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo announced la...

In the Asia-Pacific, Not All Maritime Disputes Are Built the Same

Published Apr 24, 2022 9:40 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Evan Laksama] Maritime disputes in Southeast Asia should be viewed less as a single big basket of problems, and more as sma...

Multi-Layered Efforts Help Maintain Security in the South China Sea

Published Apr 18, 2022 4:09 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Shipping

While regional countries respond to Covid-19 and the many social and economic consequences, ensuring peace and stability in t...

How the South China Sea Ruling Has Changed Int'l Maritime Disputes

Published Apr 17, 2022 3:26 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

When in 2016 the Arbitral Tribunal issued its watershed ruling in the case between the Philippines and China, responses...

Russia's Diplomatic Deep Freeze Has Implications for Antarctica

Published Mar 18, 2022 1:48 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Elizabeth Buchanan] Moscow’s latest invasion of Ukraine has turned Vladimir Putin’s Russia into a pariah state,...

Sustainable Catch: Navigating Global Fisheries Crime

Published Mar 15, 2022 12:40 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Adam Graycar] A fish consumed in Australia could be caught near Palau, by a Thai vessel with a Cambodian crew, shipped to a...

Op-Ed: China Needs to Rethink its Russia Policy

Published Mar 6, 2022 2:21 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Jon Yuan Jiang] When the Chinese embassy in Ukraine hastily began the evacuation of its citizens much later than...

Russia's War Will Hasten the Drive for Clean Energy Security

Published Mar 2, 2022 2:36 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Frank Jotzo] Russia is a huge producer and exporter of fossil fuels, especially oil and gas. By waging war on Ukraine...

With Laser Strike, China's "Grey Zone" Actions Look Black and White

Published Feb 25, 2022 8:05 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Peter Layton] Just after lunchtime on February 17, China for the first time undertook grey zone actions in the seas cl...

New U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy Singles Out China's "Coercion"

Published Feb 16, 2022 2:30 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Aristyo Rizka Darmawan] The United States has just released an Indo-Pacific Strategy document, reiterating the im...

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