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Balancing progress and heritage in Ahmedabad

Much of the character of the city is at risk in the rush of modernisation.

The impacts of lower limb amputation on Bangladeshi citizens

Research sheds light on the profound cultural, economic, and spiritual impacts of traumatic injury for Bangladeshi individuals.

Exploring Second Language Acquisition in Chinese Children

Research into child second language acquisition has shown there are risks that bilingual children are incorrectly diagnosed with language disorders or learning disabilities.

Can Vietnam go green?

Vietnam has strong opportunities to grow environmental engagement

Geostrategic decoupling or deflating

The Trump administration has proven that the economies of China and the United States are not as intertwined as once thought, writes Zha Daojiong.

Adding the Indigenous languages of Northeast India to Unicode

La Trobe linguist Dr Stephen Morey is assisting locals recording and scripting the numerous language varieties in Northeast India.

Trust in medicine in India

There is a trust deficit in prescribed medications in India, leading to higher engagement with traditional medicine.

A more high-maintenance relationship for India

India has had to adjust to cater to President Trump’s style and priorities, writes Tanvi Madan.

Trialing eye-tracking technology in ASD diagnosis

Dr Kristelle Hudry and her research team are working with Japanese corporation, JVCKENWOOD Corporation, to evaluate eye-tracking technology in supporting ASD diagnosis.

Caesarean concern in Bangladesh

Caesarean delivery takes place in 31% of births in Bangladesh, a trend which is troubling health experts.

Does Singapore have a human trafficking problem?

Singapore's reliance on cheap labour has led to close to 1 million people vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.

What happened to “gatchi gabsida (we go together)”?

The United States and North Korea both share a desire to achieve a breakthrough, but to different ends.

A president yet to make his mark

It appears that the reaction to Trump’s controversial policies about Muslim travel bans may have had a negative impact on his already limited popularity.

The empire wants you back

Duterte has no issues with Trump. In fact, he wished him a second term.

Taiwan's wildcard

The risk for Taiwan is that it is a pawn on a greater chessboard of President Trump and Chairman Xi

Accelerating instability in the region

Nearly four years on the Trump administration’s policy has helped make Asia a more dangerous place than it was in 2016.

Strongest in the region?

The election of Donald Trump was met with cautious optimism in Vietnam, and there is every reason for the two countries to continue on a positive trajectory.

Trump in Asia

The fourth issue of the La Trobe Asia Brief examines the developing relationship between the United States and Asia.

The Belt and Road Guard Rail

Who ensures environmental and social standards in China's grand plan?

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