After an overly long hiatus The Dragon and the Kangaroo Blog is happy to be up and running again. Plenty of big headline news has occurred over the past month and a bit within the spheres of China, Australia and … Continue reading
Due to many important commitments, this blog will be going on hiatus for the next month, resuming activity on March 8. I look forward to blogging again on China, Australia and international relations after that time. In the time being, … Continue reading
This week’s latest hot topics are anti-monopoly law in China (the Qualcomm case), record levels of Taiwanese identity professed in Taiwan, resistance to Xi’s reforms from government officials, the era of Xi Jinping (as discussed in a Q&A with Roderick … Continue reading
In the past week 2 worthwhile short films worth seeing on air pollution in China have been released.
As is clear from The Dragon and the Kangaroo Blog Twitter account, I’ve been somewhat preoccupied lately with the Asian Cup (including the Socceroos very entertaining and competitive match against China. Highlights available here). Yet still here’s the weekly roundup … Continue reading
This week’s roundup of interesting writing on China, Australia and/or international relations looks at the regions of Tibet and Hong Kong, Australia’s position if war broke out between China and Japan and the USA, China’s lack of a TV and … Continue reading
The 2015 Asian Cup has begun, and is today in its third day. This is the first time that Australia has hosted Asia’s biggest football tournament, and indeed it is only the third Asian Cup that the Socceroos have played … Continue reading