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ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue 2018

     The ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) Penang, Malaysia March 21st to 23rd 2018 In this our final newsletter for AAED 2018 we provide a profile of the delegates by country, document the Dialogue highlights and deliver a selection of the Dialogue presentations. We also announce the preparations for AAED 2019. The ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue […]


A 360 Degree Analysis of Asia’s Recent Economic Development by John West John in his latest tome has cast a critical eye over the development parameters of a number of Asian countries, a feat which is unusual these days as most commentators seem to think Asia equals China and China equals Asia, so for that reason […]

“Let’s make strategic engagement with ASEAN a priority”

Michael Fay An edited version of this article appeared in the Australian Newspaper in the Higher Education section on Wednesday 21st February 2018. Australia’s tilt towards ASEAN will be boosted in March this year with the ASEAN Australia Leaders Summit in Sydney; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be hosting the leaders of the 10 ASEAN […]

Portfolio Investment in Asia to 2017 [Stock market to 2017]

STOCK MARKETS OF ASIA 2009 TO 2017 There have been comments that one of the reasons for the apparent reluctance of Australian corporates, funds and individuals to invest in Asia has been that the Asian stock markets are not sufficiently profitable. An analysis of the financial performance and outcomes of 6 Asian based stock markets and […]

Corporate Taxation 2016

 CORPORATE TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA Glen Robinson has spent the last 25+ years focussing on the establishment and development of cross border alliances, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the manufacturing, processing and distribution areas, and particularly targeted to Asia. These corporate advisory activities are based on many years’ experience in management consultancy, and he […]