Weekend catch-up: 'Shirtfronting', chemical weapons in Iraq, Modi in Australia, smartphones and more
The day Gough called me
Property: How Beijing has captured China's middle-class
Jokowi's maritime inaugural address
The reinvention of Rudd continues
The WTO is in big trouble
Will Jokowi skip the G20 in Brisbane?
Can Australia remain a top 20 nation?
Jokowi's big day
Gough Whitlam's China legacy
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
In conversation: Anatol Lieven and Hugh White on The China Choice (4)
UN: Gillard gives it her best shot
Thursday linkage: Gillard in NY, drones, skyscrapers, ASEAN and more
27 September 2012 9:29AM
A transcript of
Prime Minister Gillard's speech to the UN General Assembly
. More on this later in the day.
Self-driving cars again: one observer predicts
a huge boost in productivity
. 'It would be, from an economist's point of view, the Pennsylvania oil fields of man-hours...' (H/t
: for one foreigner in Korea,
exposes 'the shallow, elitist, materialist understanding of success that is so depressingly common in Korea'.
A profile of the man whose company built a 30-storey building in 15 days, and who plans to
build the world's tallest skyscraper in seven months
A new US/Brunei-funded program
trying to make good on ASEAN's 2009 declaration that English is its official language. (H/t
on the innocent victims of America's drone war (accompanying video below). More analysis and links on
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