The Lowy Interpreter

Indonesia Seeks Local Partners to Offset Beijing in South China Sea

Published Jan 23, 2022 5:11 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

By Huynh Tâm Sáng] Tensions with China over the South China Sea have prompted Indonesia to invite maritime se...

Op-Ed: Five Myths Contribute to Tensions in the South China Sea

Published Dec 26, 2021 10:40 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By John Quiggin] US officials regularly present China as an aggressive and expansionist military power while Chinese...

Anti-China Protests in Gwadar May Evolve Into a Port Blockade

Published Dec 22, 2021 3:01 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Ports

A couple of months back, 70-year-old housewife Masi Zainab asked a charismatic local political leader, Maulana Hidayat-ur-Reh...

Trouble on the Mekong: Climate Change, Overdevelopment Hit Fisheries

Published Nov 26, 2021 2:41 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Mark Tilly] Two reports released last month by The Mekong River Commission (MRC), an inter-governmental organization that w...

Op-Ed: Indonesia Deserves Transparency About China's Research Drones

Published Nov 24, 2021 10:53 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Taufik Rachmat Nugraha] According to the Indonesia Ocean Justice Initiative, between 2018 and January 2021, a lar...

Op-Ed: For Europe, Renewables Would Be Better Than Nord Stream 2

Published Nov 19, 2021 12:11 AM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Mateo Szlapek-Sewillo] Of the several specters haunting Europe, the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is one of the most pers...

Op-Ed: Why Australia Should Burn Illegal Fishing Boats

Published Nov 14, 2021 3:38 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Aristyo Rizka Darmawan] Last week, the Australian Border Force released photographs of burning Indonesian fishing vess...

India's Answer to Chinese Ports in Sri Lanka

Published Nov 11, 2021 10:56 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Ports

[By Dr. Chulanee Attanayake]  On September 30, Adani Group, India’s largest private port operator, signed what has b...

Op-Ed: Just How Serious is China About Climate Change?

Published Oct 31, 2021 2:30 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

{By Elliott Zaagman] As the leaders of world’s largest carbon emitters meet in Glasgow in the coming days, it is still un...

Op-Ed: The U.S. and China Should Learn to Live With Each Other

Published Oct 24, 2021 10:06 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Ali Wyne] As strategic tensions between the United States and China calcify so too does the conclusion that they have enter...

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