Valley of the Fallen’s long shadow
Ahead of Spain’s general elections this weekend, the legacy of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship continues to impact the country, writes Andrea Hepworth of Victoria University of Wellington
APEC Santiago - all is not lost
Leaders’ Week has been cancelled and there’s increasing discord among members, but APEC is far from up in flames.
NZ still looking to raise concerns over Xinjiang
Official documents show NZ’s stance on China’s human rights abuses in Xinjiang may be stronger than it initially appears.
Peters’ warning over self-interest in the Pacific
Winston Peters has warned those serving their own ‘egregious self-interests’ in the Pacific.
Tomatoes and slaves: the Italian view
Italy’s Ambassador to New Zealand Fabrizio Marcelli responds to Newsroom stories - and The Detail podcasts - questioning the price of imported tinned tomatoes in light of reports of slave labour in the industry in his home country.
Brussels’ next nightmare
Poland could become an even bigger headache for Brussels than Brexit over the coming years.
Can China reach its centennial goal?
Zhang Jun looks at how China can move beyond imitating its more developed counterparts to leading the world in innovation.
How Japan has adopted rugby
The Brave Blossoms have made history by making the RWC quarter-finals - swept up by a newfound delight in the sport in Japan.