Author: Gareth Evans, ANU
The first major joint study of the economic relationship between Australia and China was launched in Beijing on Saturday, 27 June.
Asian countries need to begin preparing for the challenges of the future.
The issues raised by Australia's Asian Century White Paper were up for discussion by top US thinkers on Asia recently.
There is much more to the success of the Asian century than China, but many of the challenges for the United States are questions about China.
On the 17th-18th of April, expert thinkers from across the region gathered at the Crawford School of Public Policy to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the Asian Century.
Author: Susan Harris Rimmer, ANU
Australia’s newly elected prime minister, Tony Abbott, has signalled that his government will move to incorporate the country’s overseas aid agency, AusAID, with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Author: Andrew Sheng, Fung Global Institute
The Asian century is a foregone conclusion, but no-one has clarified whether it will be good or bad for Asia.
Authors: Ken Henry, ANU, Hu Shuli, Caixin Media, Evan A. Feigenbaum, University of Chicago, Amitav Acharya, American University
EAFQ: How is the Asian century unfolding?
Ken Henry: The rise of Asia is reshaping the world. This reshaping has some way to run. And it is occurring against the backdrop of truly profound global challenges.
Author: Barry Desker, RSIS
Analysts of global trends can easily get caught up in the hype of the rise of Asia. What is forgotten is that Asia’s rise has occurred in an era of peace and relative political stability.
Author: Jiemian Yang, SIIS
The Asian century, or Pacific century, has become a catchphrase that emphasises economic dynamism and shifts in political power.