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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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The 2019 Australian federal election on WeChat Official Accounts: Right-wing dominance and disinformation

  • Fan Yang & Associate Professor Fran Martin ,

The WOAs studied were saturated with content supporting the Coalition, which evolved into rampant disinformation.

The future of ‘Ghost Island’ and the enduring legacy of late President Lee Teng-hui

  • Dr Roger Lee Huang,

What Taiwan’s democracy means today is deeply connected to the actions of the late President Lee Teng-hui.

‘The Golden Country: Australia’s Changing Identity’ by Tim Watts

  • Emerita Professor Carol Johnson,

Australians need to reimagine traditional Australian identity to build a new, egalitarian one.

COVID-19 lockdown in Chinese villages: Radical measures positively received

  • Dr Xiao Tan, Professor Mark Yaolin Wang, Dr Yao Song & Associate Professor Tianyang Liu,

New research indicates COVID-19 restrictions were largely accepted by Chinese villagers and satisfaction with the government’s response is high.

Trump or Biden: The implications for Asia

  • Professor Michael Wesley,

The US is more needed but less trusted in Asia in 2020 than it was in 2016.