Opinion: China and the new regional order November 13, 2014 The significance of the recent meeting between China’s President Xi Jinping and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is another indication of China’s dominance in the emerging regional order, according to Professor Mark Beeson from the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Murdoch. In his article for The Conversation, Professor Beeson argues that everything of significance that has happened of late in the Asia-Pacific has been driven by China or has occurred in response to something China has done. He also warns that Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with China, which is due to be signed next week, may be a duff deal done for strategic rather than economic reasons. Click here to read the article. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Asian studies, political science and social sciences, Sir Walter Murdoch School Tags: Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!