Category: Asia

Time to confront China’s global influence: Post-COVID prospects for Beijing’s sharp power

     

The news on Friday morning that Australia is currently being hit by a major cyber attack targeting all levels of government, political parties and businesses has focussed attention on national… Read more »

Time to abandon muddled thinking about China’s ‘Mussolini model’

     

  Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has criticized China for creating “disinformation” during the coronavirus pandemic, saying it “will cost lives,” Bloomberg reports. “It is troubling that some countries are… Read more »

Philippines’ ‘lie machine’ at work: Maria Ressa found guilty of cyber libel

     

High-profile journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel in the Philippines’ in a case seen as a test of the country’s media freedom, the BBC reports. The former… Read more »