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Chinese International Students to Move from Zoom to Room: Implications for Australia
China’s recent decision to impose on-campus learning requirements will push tens of thousands of international students to return to Australian campuses in the next few months. While the short-term challenges of accommodating these students are significant, the policy change may foster valuable long-term opportunities for Australia’s economy and its relationship with China.
How Stakeholders are Creatively Deploying Technologies for Nigeria’s 2023 Elections
Digital technologies are recolouring mobilisation patterns and the activities of election stakeholders as Nigeria prepares for the nationwide elections in 2023. Beyond the deployment of new digital alternatives by the electoral management body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), it is important to account for fresh digital uses by political parties, candidates, and civil society actors.
Wandering Earth II: Can Hard Chinese Science Fiction be a Source of Soft Power?
A Chinese sci-fi movie has raised interesting and important questions about matters highly relevant to real-life dilemmas confronting the world. How can we achieve a balance between technology and humanity, between collaboration and competition, and is it possible to reach an international consensus about existential issues?
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Lula’s Geostrategic Framing in War Times
With 8 January capital riots still fresh in minds, it is imperative for Brazil’s democratic future that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from the Worker’s party conducts a successful administration. After a hiatus of over a decade, Lula will face many challenges the least not being its relations with the West.