October 15, 2012

There's More to Asia Than Aging China

Peter Hartcher, Sydney Morning Herald

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Question. Which country will have the world's fastest-ageing population from 2050? Answer. China. Question. Which country is unique among the world's major powers in having no independent institutions? Answer. China. These two facts alone should give pause to anyone thinking that Australia's policy in Asia should be all about China.

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