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Alice de Jonge

Alice de Jonge

Dr Alice de Jonge is a senior lecturer in the department of Business Law and Taxation.

Alice has travelled extensively throughout Asia and speaks Mandarin and Chinese. She lived and studied in Shanghai (Fudan University), and was a visiting scholar at Nanjing University. She has provided written advice for the Central and East European Law Initiative of the American Bar Association, and provided advice in cases before the Refugee Review Tribunal.

Alice was awarded the LawAsia Research Award in 1998, and has also been the recipient of a number of travelling scholarships and research grants.

Alice has also been involved in the design and delivery of a number of AusAid-funded international trade law short-courses aimed at government officials from Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Burma.

Her research and supervision interests include corporate governance in Asia, cross-border issues of corporate governance in China and Hong Kong, women directors in China and India, Australia-China relations, international law and its applicability to transnational corporations, sovereign bankruptcy, and international law and unequal treaties in international law.

What we can expect from China's economy in 2018

Jan 11, 2018 14:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views

In 2017, we saw the consolidation of Chinas power and influence globally, and of Communist Party leader Xi Jinpings power nationally. This year, the party will try to use this to tackle some of its biggest economic hurdles...

Renminbi Series

Why capital is fleeing China and what it means for Australia

Dec 09, 2016 03:57 am UTC| Insights & Views

Foreign reserves at the Peoples Bank of China (PBoC), Chinas central bank, fell for the fifth consecutive month in November, dropping by US$69.1 billion to US$3.1 trillion. This is a level not seen since 2011, with...

China Crisis Series

Renminbi Series

Three ways China can tackle its currency dilemma

Feb 25, 2016 04:58 am UTC| Insights & Views Central Banks

You might have noticed that the Peoples Bank of China (PBC), Chinas central bank, is in a difficult position. Stability and growth are what the PBC wants. But at least two forces are working against them - the prospect...

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Economy

S. Korea's online food delivery industry grows 78.6% in 2020

The value of South Koreas online food delivery service market jumped 78.6 percent to 17.4 trillion won last year from 2019 amid the coronavirus pandemic. It grew 6.4 times the 2.7 trillion won recorded in 2017 when the...

US beef exports expected to rise due to demands from China, Hong Kong, and Mexico

US beef exports are expected to increase in 2021 and post their second-highest level after the 2018 figures with soaring demand from China and Hong Kong and recovery of exports to Mexico. The US exported 2,566.7 million...

Chinese investment in Australia plunges 61% in 2020

Chinese investment in Australia declined 61 percent to just over $780 million in 2020 amid a diplomatic rift. There were only 20 Chinese investments made in 2020, way below the 111 recorded in 2016. Last years...

UK wind farm with 187-meter Vestas turbines begins power production

The UKs 857 megawatts (MW) Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm using 9.5 MW Vestas turbines with tip heights of around 187 meters has begun producing power. Once fully operational, the wind farm located in the North Sea...

Imported commercial vehicle sales in S. Korea rise 15% in January

Sales of imported commercial vehicles in South Korea rose 15 percent to 436 units last month from 379 the year before, according to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association (KAIDA). The increased...

Politics

Kamala Harris humiliated: Devin Nunes touts conspiracy theory of VP running in 2024 unopposed by Democratic colleagues

When Vice President Kamala Harris was first named as Joe Bidens running mate, she was widely speculated to run for the presidency in 2024 should Biden not seek a second term. California Congressman Devin Nunes recently...

Joe Biden talks immigration and pandemic with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

President Joe Biden has reversed a lot of decisions and agendas by his predecessor Donald Trump. In this weeks meeting with the Mexican President, Biden discussed his administrations approach to immigration while also...

Joe Biden foreign policy: Administration to consider carbon border tax as response to China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims

President Joe Biden previously pledged to hold China accountable on issues such as the repression of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and trade practices. The administration announced this week that it plans to consider taking...

Donald Trump outrage: Ex-POTUS blasts China over jobs created by US companies during CPAC

During his term, now-former President Donald Trump put forth his America First policy, also straining the US relations with China. In his first public appearance in this years CPAC, Trump aired his grievances towards China...

Science

Transparent wood is coming, and it could make an energy-efficient alternative to glass

Wood is an ancient material humans have been using for millions of years, for the construction of housing, ships and as a source of fuel for burning. Its also a renewable source, and one way to capture excess carbon...

Pigs can play video games, scientists discover

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Einsteinium: 100 years after Einstein's Nobel Prize, researchers reveal chemical secrets of element that bears his name

A century ago, an upstart German physicist by the name of Albert Einstein turned the scientific world on its head with his discovery of the photoelectric effect, which proved light to be both a particle and a wave. Awarded...

New CRISPR technology could revolutionise gene therapy, offering new hope to people with genetic diseases

The day a muddled mob stormed the US Capitol building, a team of American researchers published a paper in Nature that signified a landmark in gene therapy. The head of the US National Institutes of Health, Francis...

In the rush for coronavirus information, unreviewed scientific papers are being publicized

COVID-19 has not only upended our personal lives, it has dramatically changed scientific research. In response to the rapid spread of the virus, scientists around the world have had to find new ways to collaborate and...

Technology

‘Elden Ring’ internal videos leak on social media

The Elden Ring updates drought might be ending imminently. Over the last 24 hours, several off-screen videos allegedly showing an unreleased trailer of the game have been circulating online. Elden Ring leaks: What fans...

YouTube Shorts beta launches in the US and other regions

Googles highly anticipated TikTok counterpart, called YouTube Shorts, is now available to more users. The in-app feature has reportedly started to roll out in the beta stage for YouTube viewers in more regions. YouTube...

OnePlus may have already confirmed a Hasselblad-made camera for the OnePlus 9 series

OnePlus has something to announce next week and the first official teasers appear to confirm a previous leak. The OnePlus 9 series could feature the companys partnership with famous camera brand Hasselblad. OnePlus 9...

Oppo Find X3 full lineup specs and design appear in new leak

Oppo has become one of the most recognized smartphone brands in the world, and it is launching another flagship next week. Luckily, a reliable source has already leaked the full specs of the three-device Oppo Find X3...

E3 2021 live events ‘canceled’ per official LA documents

Official documents from Los Angeles officials indicate that the once-rumored Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) live events this year have been canceled. However, the same source offers some hope that the video game...
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