Jacinta Keast is a Research Assistant at China Matters, an Australian public policy initiative that focuses on the Australia-China relationship. She is a member of the Global Editorial Team of Young China Watchers and has previously published on East Asia Forum and at Young Australians in International Affairs as a China Fellow. She was previously a Research Intern at the Australian Studies Centre at Peking University and a Country Specialist on Fijian politics for the Global Leadership Project at the University of Texas. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Chinese Studies and International Business at the University of Sydney, Peking University, and the University of Hong Kong, and is a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Scholar.

Last Updated: February 2, 2018



Should Pacific Island Nations Be Wary of Chinese Influence?

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British Prime Minister Theresa May’s three-day visit to China, from January 31 to February 2, has amplified ongoing debates in Europe about the costs and benefits of engagement with China and of Chinese investment. Attention to China’s role in...