1. China central bank boosts liquidity support with roll over of medium-term loans
2. China willing to work with Russian military to have close communications —defense minister
3. China Mobile tips $742M into sanctioned video firm$742m-into-sanctioned-video-firm/d/d-id/784375
4. US-sanctioned Chinese defense minister meets Putin in Moscow, hails military ties
5. Russia, China, Iran, Pakistan hold US, allies responsible for ‘disastrous situation’ in Afghanistan
6. Chinese Company to Invest 10b USD on Afghanistan Lithium Mine
7. Chinese enterprises, companies invited to participate in TEXPO
8. Taliban, China, Russia Foreign Ministers attend huddle on Afghanistan


1. Strategic Partnership Agreement between Azerbaijan and Bosnia and Herzegovina to boost investment ties – Mladen Ivanic
2. Tajikistan, Azerbaijan sign fourteen new cooperation documents
3. Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan hold border talks in Bishkek,_Tajikistan_hold_border_talks_in_Bishkek/
4. Azerbaijan exports 72,800 tons of petroleum coke in January-March
       5. Turkmenistan, China discuss issues of expanding trade and economic partnership


1. China, Japan hold high-level consultations on maritime affair
2. S. Korea, Japan hold first security talks of diplomats, defense officials in 5 years
3. South Korea, US, Japan To Hold Missile Defense Drills To Counter North Korea
4. Philippines raises $165mn via T-bill auction
5. Singapore’s first fully electric ferry to start service in May for Shell staff, contractors