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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2018/05/30 | The Interpreter

ANALYSIS: A Financial Crisis Looms over China

China's 'shadow banks' are a double-edged sword for Xi.

2018/05/27 | The Interpreter

Can Australia Help Indonesia Kick Cigarettes?

Australia's northern neighbor's economy is burdened by heavy tobacco use.

2018/05/25 | The Interpreter

Confronting Coldstore: Why Singapore Must Face Its Past

There is still time for those who took part in epoch-making events in Singapore's history to give their personal testimony.

2018/05/21 | The Interpreter

Chinese Students in Australia Often Feel Isolated, Disappointed

Chinese students pay big money to study Down Under, but many come away without the cosmopolitan experience they were expecting.

2018/05/18 | The Interpreter

ANALYSIS: The Asian Infrastructure Bank and China's Place in the World

The AIIB's marginal role in international projects like Belt and Road expose the fragmented nature of China's policymaking.

2018/05/15 | The Interpreter

Taking the Measure of China's New Aircraft Carrier

China's first homegrown aircraft carrier lags US counterparts but complements its area denial and blue water navy strategies.

2018/05/07 | The Interpreter

Trains, Planes and Nuclear Disarmament: Who Will Host the Trump-Kim Summit?

The host city for the summit will need to meet strict security and logistical requirements, and the choice will be highly symbolic.

2018/05/04 | The Interpreter

ANALYSIS: Southeast Asia Doubles Down on Trade amid Protectionist Fears

Caught between trade deals and heavily dependent on external trade, ASEAN may be forced to decide between the US and China.