Материалы: ‘The South Pacific’

Ashurova Mizhgona – Mass media of Australia over the pastsixmonths on the subject of attitude to Russia and a special military operation in Ukraine.

«Australia predictedwhatwillhappen to Ukraine after a specialmilitaryoperation Conversation: Ukraine’s alliesmayuse Crimea not to accept the countryinto NATO» Ukraine’s Western alliesmayuse Crimea to keep the country out of NATO, says Conversation columnistLoic Simone. According to him, Kiev is literally “locked in the lobby of NATO” and there are no guarantees that Ukraine’s entry into the Alliancewill […]

Galtsova Alina – Press Review

Australia, as one of the most promising and developed countries of the Asia-Pacific region, occupied not the last place in political relations with Russia. Alexander Korolev in the article “Australia’s Approach to Cooperation with Russia” had written that the Russian Far East is in many ways similar to Australia in terms of geopolitics, geo-economics, and […]

Australian teachers protest against low wages, poor working conditions and staff shortages

THE FEDERATION OF TEACHERS OF NEW SOUTH WALES DEMANDS A SALARY INCREASE OF 5-7,5% Thousands of teachers from NSW public and Catholic schools have taken to the streets of Sydney as part of a joint strike to call on the government to raise pay and improve working conditions. This is the third teachers’ strike in […]

Vladimir Terehov. Another Triple Alliance is Forged?

The unveiling of AUKUS, a new geopolitical configuration comprising Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, (the acronym comes by initial letters of the participating countries), has been one of the most remarkable events in global politics in recent weeks. For now, it is difficult to assess the nature of such a move. Chances […]

James O’Neill – Australia Faces New Challenges in its Relationship With China

The relationship between Australia and China has deteriorated markedly over recent months. Each side is blaming the other for the deterioration, and amid the flurry of frankly anti-China propaganda emerging from most of the major Australian news outlets it is difficult to establish what went wrong and who precisely is to blame. It is possible […]

James O’Neill. China’s Reaction to Australian Thoughtlessness Makes an Overdue Point

For all of this century, China has been Australia’s most important trading partner. By 2019 it took more than one third of all Australian exports. This percentage had grown steadily each year. It was not alone in representing the importance of the Chinese market to the Australian economy. In 2019 China also became the largest […]

Morrison government allowing rich foreigners in ahead of 28,000 stranded Australians

Labor has criticised a government decision allowing potentially hundreds of “privileged” foreign citizens paying for business investment visas to enter Australia, arguing they are taking hotel quarantine places away from 28,000 Australians stranded overseas. The comments from Penny Wong, the opposition foreign affairs spokeswoman, follow the Morrison government’s decision to allow holders of business innovation and […]

Isabella Kwai – Australia’s First Recession in Decades Signals Tougher Times to Come

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s economic engine has run without a major hitch for nearly three decades. Propped up by rich natural resources, fast-growing trade with Asia, a talented work force and vibrant immigration rates, the country even avoided stumbling during the 2008 global financial crisis. But the nation sometimes known as “The Lucky Country” could […]

Jennifer Duke. Foreign cyber security rules putting dampener on Aussie fintechs: DFAT.

Asia-Pacific countries are introducing restrictive cyber security rules that threaten Australia’s technology exports, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has warned, suggesting trade terms could be used to bolster the fledgling fintech industry. In a submission to a Senate inquiry into the fintech and regulatory technology sectors, DFAT said global governments were working to […]

UK flags possibility of freedom of movement deal with Australia

Australians living and working in the UK visa-free is on the table as Britain pushes for new trade deals with Australia after Brexit. The UK wants to strike up a new deal with Australia that would allow people to live and work in both countries without a visa. British Trade Secretary Liz Truss, who is […]