1. China hands over 160 electric buses to Pakistan

2. Tesla China-Made EV Wholesale Sales Surged In December 2023

3. China, Indonesia Getting Closer as More Beneficial Commitments Built

4. BRICS: An Informal Association – OpEd

5. China sanctions 5 U.S. defence companies in response to U.S. sanctions and arms sales to Taiwan

6. Pakistan’s copper export to China crosses $1b mark in 2023

7. Graphics: Exploring new opportunities in China-U.S. cooperation

8. Australian barley is back in China after Beijing scraps tariffs


1 Türkiye, US discuss peace talks between Azerbaijan and Armenia

2 Uzbekistan to increase Namangan Free Economic Zone’s boundaries

3 Hydrogen buses to be tested in Tashkent

4 45.9 million tons of freights transported in Kyrgyzstan in 11 months of 2023

5 Kazakhstan hit by quake

6 Turkmenistan sets ambitious goals for energy sector dev’t and export expansion

7 Global Players Seek Closer Ties with Central Asia, Says Expert


1. Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, First Lady Sajidha Mohamed depart for state visit to China

2. Japan to allocate $37 million for purchase of drone detection systems for Ukraine

3. US, Japan, South Korea reiterate commitment to trilateral maritime security with international law

4. Seoul declares maritime buffer zone with North ineffective

5. Malaysia set to achieve 2023 GDP growth target: Statistics Dept

6. Experts discuss cooperation between RoK and Vietnam, ASEAN