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Does the decision by China's Twitter-like internet giant Weibo, to list on the New York Stock Exchange, mean Hong Kong has lost its competitive edge, asks Laurie Pearcey. 

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Is Asia on the edge of a major power confrontation that could lead to another world war, asks Geoffrey Garrett. 

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The promise of free trade zones and their apparent rapid national proliferation gives the Australian investment community every reason to be optimistic about China’s sustainable future, writes Laurie Pearcey. 

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Research shows Australia has much to learn from China’s high quality and sustainable foster care system.  

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Console games are no longer banned in China, opening up a huge market for manufacturers. But can they succeed in a culture where consumers are used to getting their software and games for free, asks Thomas Apperley. 

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After the Huawei and GrainCorp decisions, the "open for business" Coalition must make welcoming foreign investment a higher priority, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

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If Tony Abbott and Andrew Robb are serious about the future of Australia’s education sector as a key export earner, the FTA negotiations at hand seem like a practical place to start, writes Laurie Pearcey. 

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Scandals implicating pharmaceutical companies show we need better strategies if “corporate integrity” is to mean anything in the globalised medicine market, write Wendy Lipworth and Ian Kerridge. 

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China's re-imagining of the Silk Road linking Asia to Europe via the Middle East appeals to local ideologies and advances the quest for global influence, writes Laurie Pearcey.  

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UNSW has launched a major research project on the internationalisation of the Chinese currency and its implications for global financial markets.

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