Neighbours will take China road if we are not careful

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Description

Support for democracy is waning in SouthEast Asia, whilst China is directly and indirectly promoting autocratic capitalism as an alternative development model for developing countries to emulate. This has implications for Australia's national interests in our region. The article advocates greater efforts by Australia to support the strengthening of liberal democratic institutions in the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia 

Subject

Chinese autocracy promotion in the Indo-Pacific, the implications for Australian interests in South-east Asia and the broader Indo-Pacific, advocacy of democracy promotion activities in the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand as a counter-strategy.

Period10 Jul 2019

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Media contributions

  • TitleNeighbours will take the China Road if we are not careful
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Australian
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/SizeOpinion
    CountryAustralia
    Date10/07/19
    DescriptionSupport for democracy is waning in SouthEast Asia, whilst China is directly and indirectly promoting autocratic capitalism as an alternative development model for developing countries to emulate. This has implications for Australia's national interests in our region. The article advocates greater efforts by Australia to support the strengthening of liberal democratic institutions in the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia
    URLhttps://www.theaustralian.com.au/commentary/neighbours-will-take-china-road-if-were-not-careful/news-story/5067db83e178fb6b8aa7fbd13bc37d67
    PersonsLavina Lee