1. Australia’s coal exports to China rise in April
2. China sends 17 military aircraft, 8 naval vessels around Taiwan
3. Chinese coast guard ship blocks Philippine patrol vessel in new stand-off
4. Pakistan Army Chief, China’s State Councilor agree to boost military ties for regional peace
5. The Renminbi’s New Role: Sanctions Busting
6. U.S. ‘ready’ to aid Philippine resupplies in South China Sea: admiral
7. Air New Zealand And Air China Add More Kiwi Connections
8. Chinese smartphone maker trashes Apple’s iPhone


1. Hungary ready to share costs of green energy corridor project connecting to Azerbaijan
2. House of Kazakhstan opens in Pakistan
3. Iran invites Tajikistan to attend combined security drill
4. China, five Central Asian countries vow to enhance mutual trust, promote practical cooperation
5. Turkmenistan begins exporting gas to Pakistan via Afghanistan
6. Secretary Blinken says US committed to Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process


1. Biden, Yoon warn North Korea on nukes, unveil deterrence plan
2. Myanmar Military’s Engagement With Bangladesh-Japan-India’s Strategic Troika
3. Malaysia jumps 15 ranks in World Bank Logistics Index
4. Five Asean countries including Malaysia to meet to address haze issue
5. G7 digital ministers agree to pursue responsible AI as ChatGPT booms