Wednesday 30 Sep 2020 | 18:38 | SYDNEY
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  • 30 Sep 2020 14:00

    The unfinished Chinese civil war

    Many frame China’s options against Taiwan as peace or invasion. This is a dangerous oversimplification.

  • 30 Sep 2020 06:00

    Duterte’s vaccine promise is a political placebo

    The Philippine president has pinned hopes on a miracle solution to the Covid crisis while gutting effective responses.

  • 29 Sep 2020 10:00

    Evaluating aid in the Pacific

    A common rating system could make aid evaluation less opaque. Better yet, it could deliver more bang for precious bucks.

Events

In accordance with government social-distancing policies relating to COVID-19, the Lowy Institute has suspended its public events program. The Institute has transitioned to a program of online events, The Long-Distance Lowy Institute. This program includes live-stream events and more digital content.

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The Lowy Institute has also launched two new podcasts. COVIDcast is a weekly podcast that looks at the global impacts of the coronavirus. You can listen to all episodes here. The Director’s Chair is a new fortnightly podcast in which Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove interviews political leaders and commentators in Australia and abroad. You can listen here.

Upcoming Events
8/Oct Thursday
Location: Sydney

Lowy Institute Live: Pacific aid in the time of Covid

Across the Pacific, economies are being devastated by the lockdowns necessary to keep the COVID-19 pandemic at bay. The threads connecting Pacific economies to the outside world – tourism, migration, remittances, investment and trade – are fraying. Double-figure economic contractions are
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:00 - End: 18:00

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