CPSC Monitor (August 15th –August 22, 2022)

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China 

1.        As China leads the way, a ‘hydrogen society’ may be getting closer to reality
https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3189641/china-leads-way-hydrogen-society-may-be-getting-closer-reality
2.        The Yangtze River is shrinking as drought disrupts the world’s No. 2 economy
https://www.npr.org/2022/08/19/1118369938/the-yangtze-river-is-shrinking-as-drought-disrupts-the-worlds-no-2-economy
3.        Berlin warned against joining anti-China alliance at its own expense
https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202208/1273517.shtml
4.        In wake of Pelosi visit, US announces trade talks with Taiwan
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2022/08/22/ptwk-a22.html
5.        China Mobile invests $8.7 billion in 5G tech in H1
https://www.rcrwireless.com/20220815/5g/china-mobile-invests-8-billion-5g-tech-h1
6.        China Mobile HK Launches New Wi-Fi 6E Products
https://www.thefastmode.com/technology-solutions/27017-china-mobile-hk-launches-new-wi-fi-6e-products
7.        China, Japan hold 9th high-level political dialogue https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/272657199/china-japan-hold-9th-high-level-political-dialogue
8.        US, Australia lead joint drills to flex muscles, upend regional stability amid tensions in Taiwan Straits
https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202208/1273420.shtml

 

Central Asia

1.       Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan ink multiple deals worth over $12.5B: Report
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/saudi-arabia-uzbekistan-ink-multiple-deals-worth-over-125b-report/2665378
2.       Putin, Tokayev meet to boost Kazakh-Russian strategic partnership
https://www.laprensalatina.com/putin-tokayev-meet-to-boost-kazakh-russian-strategic-partnership/
3.       Pakistan Women Team Off To Tajikistan For Billie Jean King Cup
https://nation.com.pk/2022/08/20/pakistan-women-team-off-to-tajikistan-for-billie-jean-king-cup/
4.       Turkmenistan to join North-South transport corridor
https://interfax.com/newsroom/top-stories/82416/
5.       Tokayev says hopes Putin will attend October CIS summit in Kazakhstan
https://www.interfax.kz/?lang=eng&int_id=21&news_id=57872
6.       OSCE supports regional explosive ordnance disposal course for specialists from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
https://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-dushanbe/523625

 

East Asia

1.       Japan plans to upgrade defense for hypersonic missiles
https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14700396
2.       SoftBank-backed Socar, South Korea’s largest car-sharing startup, tumbles on market debut
https://techcrunch.com/2022/08/22/softbank-backed-socar-south-koreas-largest-car-sharing-startup-tumbles-on-market-debut/
3.       South Korea, U.S. begin first field training drills in four years
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/South-Korea-U.S.-begin-first-field-training-drills-in-four-years
4.       China, Japan hold 9th high-level political dialogue
https://www.shine.cn/news/nation/2208189340/
5.       US governor visits Taiwan as Tsai highlights ‘democratic allies’
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/22/us-governor-visits-taiwan