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Dams and Dredging Mean Bad News for Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Published Aug 1, 2021 9:39 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Environment

[By Milton Osborne] The release of recent research from the Netherlands adds an additional insight into what is happe...

Opinion: What Happened to the South China Sea Ruling?

Published Jul 12, 2021 1:47 AM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Pratik Jakhar] Five years ago on this day, an international tribunal in a landmark ruling dismissed Beijing&rsquo...

Nord Stream 2: Assessing Russia’s “Serious Geopolitical Victory”

Published Jun 3, 2021 2:15 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Nikola Mikovic] Europe doesn’t appear likely to reduce its dependency on Russian energy any time soon. The much-discu...

Opinion: Duterte's Accommodation With China in the South China Sea

Published May 21, 2021 2:47 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Malcolm Cook] On 20 March, the Philippine government’s National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea repo...

China's Investments Switch From Big Infrastructure to Local Business

Published May 12, 2021 6:40 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Business

In a virtual meeting with a group of African students in late April, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken asked a questi...

China's Climate Policy Has Major Implications for Trade

Published May 2, 2021 6:21 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Business

[By Stephen Minas] Diplomacy is not always diplomatic. This fact of international life was on full display during the rece...

High Hopes and Hot Air on Climate Change

Published Apr 28, 2021 8:11 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Anthony Burke] Amid a very bad week for news about Covid-19, there was a long-awaited ray of hope about climate. Within an...

Toxic Reaction to Japan's Fukushima Water Dumping Plans

Published Apr 22, 2021 2:55 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

The Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” caused a stir following its release last month, both for highlighting the serious...

Israeli and Iranian Attacks on Shipping May Hinder Nuclear Talks

Published Apr 14, 2021 7:28 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Rodger Shanahan] Just as the negotiations between Tehran and Washington appear to be making some, albeit slow, progres...

The Mozambique Channel May Become the Next Maritime Security Hotspot

Published Mar 24, 2021 11:48 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

The waters off Mozambique are becoming a major new security hotspot in the Indian Ocean. An Islamist insurrection in northern Moza...

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