1. China, Pakistan sign MoU on biodiversity conservation

2. Singaporean, Chinese investors eye stakes in six wind power plants

3. Beijing, Manila to hold consultation on South China Sea ‘soon

4. Pakistan’s Quest For BRICS Membership – OpEd

5. US House Committee Proposes Reset to US – China Economic Relationship

6. Construction of PIL’s LNG dual-fuel containerships begins in China

7. Russia to Raise Gas Export to China via Eastern Route

8. Sichuan kiwifruit training program ignites Pak-China cooperation


1 Model SCO Interactive Game Unfolds in Beijing During Kazakhstan’s Chairmanship

2 NATO optimistic about joint declaration of Azerbaijan and Armenia – special rep

3 Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan exchange trucks held since border conflict

4 Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia discuss prospects for cooperation in aviation and innovations

5 China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan rail to up Kyrgyzstan’s and Uzbekistan’s economy

6 Turkmenistan and Russia discuss prospects for growth of trade and economic co-op


1. Japan to send Patriot missiles to US after Cabinet approves record $56bn defense budget

2. Pacific Power Play: Japan’s Defense Overhaul And South Korea’s Global Arms Ascent – Analysis

3. Seoul activates real-time sharing of N. Korean missile warning data with Japan, US

4. Malaysia floods force 25,000 to leave homes, locals slam project to stem river flow as useless

5. Tens of thousands affected as severe flooding hits Thailand’s south

6. US sees no impact on Vietnam ties from Hanoi-Beijing defence pledges