Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s call this week for a deeper, closer strategic and defence partnership with Japan is a watershed moment in the bilateral relationship, writes Alan Dupont.
The visit of Japan’s Prime MInister Shinzo Abe to Australia heralds the chance of export success for many Australian companies, says UNSW economist Tim Harcourt.
Is Asia on the edge of a major power confrontation that could lead to another world war, asks Geoffrey Garrett.
The draft defence white paper might be flawed but it sheds light on the strategic changes most likely to destabilise out region, argues Alan Dupont.
For 20 years China's foreign policies were a model of the subtle but effective pursuit of self-interest. But in the past two years, they have seemingly lost the plot, writes Ross Buckley.
UNSW students have made a public artwork for a Japanese community struck by natural disaster, as part of an international Environment and Spirituality program run by COFA.
The situation in Japan has raised some serious questions about modern disaster response capabilities, says Associate Professor Dale Dominey-Howes.
The largest conference on Japanese studies and language ever convened in Australia is underway at UNSW this week.
Three UNSW Law students have defeated teams from 16 universities to win a prestigious international negotiation and arbitration competition held in Japan.