The Interpreter
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The Interpreter is published by the Lowy Institute, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney. It publishes daily commentary and analysis on international events.
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2018/10/16 | The Interpreter
China's CGTN Public Broadcaster Is Hungry for Australian Viewership
Can the China Global Television Network, a reboot of CCTV, compete with BBC and CNN?
2018/10/10 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Beijing's Taiwan Squeeze Offers a Blueprint for the China Century
China's creeping interference in Taiwan's democracy reflects changing currents in Indo-Pacific geopolitics.
2018/09/22 | The Interpreter
MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi Presides Over a Media Blackout
Protests broke out in Yangon last Sunday, days after Suu Kyi publicly defended the seven-year prison sentences handed down to journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
2018/09/21 | The Interpreter
The End of the Jack Ma Era Marks a Changing China
The end of Jack Ma's tenure as Alibaba's chairman reflects a need for a different kind of leadership in the Xi Jinping era.
2018/08/24 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Behind the Asian Games Glitz Hides a Troubled Indonesia
It'll take more than a cover over Jakarta's 'Black River' to hide the darkness that threatens the heart of Indonesia.
2018/08/10 | The Interpreter
OPINION: China's Soft Power Push Risks Igniting Divides in Singapore
China's efforts to conflate race and national identity could have dangerous ramifications.
2018/08/02 | The Interpreter
Wild Rumors and Shoddy Vaccines Rifle Through China
Li Keqiang's profile has seemingly been elevated, but has it come at the expense of Xi Jinping? A recap of one of Zhongnanhai's most restless periods in recent memory.
2018/08/02 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Kazakhstan's Grand Entrance onto the World Stage
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has assertively courted Chinese and American alliances while shaking off decades of Russian influence.
2018/07/26 | The Interpreter
City of Sadness: Mourning the Ruins of Post-ISIS Marawi
Trust must be re-established in Marawi before rebuilding can begin.
2018/07/23 | The Interpreter
Why China Sees Senegal as a Belt and Road Springboard
Xi Jinping made Senegal his first stop on his tour of Africa, meeting President Macky Sall for the third time since 2012. What is it that makes the relationship between China and Senegal, according to Sall, so "special"?
2018/07/20 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Carrie Lam Should Watch Her Words on Language and Identity in Hong Kong
Speaking English is a core part of identity in Hong Kong, which is resistant to any perceived attempts to usher in more Mandarin.
2018/07/18 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Royal Navy Set Fair for Heightened Indo-Pacific Operations
The British Royal Navy is keen to demonstrate it remains a global power despite significant budget constraints.