Shiro Armstrong

Shiro Armstrong

Shiro Armstrong is Director of the Australia–Japan Research Centre in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU

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Opinion | The West shouldn’t fear Chinese cash, but welcome the peace dividend

‘A foreign government is much less likely to hurt another country if they have a direct stake in it’.

18 Jun 2020 - 6:17AM

‘A foreign government is much less likely to hurt another country if they have a direct stake in it’.

The West shouldn’t fear Chinese cash, but welcome the peace dividend
Opinion | Asia’s economies are better together in battling the fallout from coronavirus

Emerging Asian economies have been hit on all sides by Covid-19, with crumbling exchange rates, inflated foreign debts and the collapse of trade, commodity prices, tourism and investment.

3 Jun 2020 - 10:57AM

Emerging Asian economies have been hit on all sides by Covid-19, with crumbling exchange rates, inflated foreign debts and the collapse of trade, commodity prices, tourism and investment.

Asia’s economies are better together in battling the fallout from coronavirus
Opinion | What Abe’s China trip means for the Belt and Road – and what Japan has to gain

The prime minister, making the first state visit to China by a Japanese leader in 11 years, is expected to announce 30 joint infrastructure projects in a development that signals a change in approach to Xi’s signature initiative

25 Oct 2018 - 4:33PM

The prime minister, making the first state visit to China by a Japanese leader in 11 years, is expected to announce 30 joint infrastructure projects in a development that signals a change in approach to Xi’s signature initiative

What Abe’s China trip means for the Belt and Road – and what Japan has to gain