1. China Offshore Defaults Rise to Record While Local Delinquencies Drop
2. China’s Ganfeng Lithium to acquire Lithea for $962m
3. Brazil’s soybean exports to China down 600k tonnes year on year
4. Second Shanghai Lockdown Possible As China Sees Surge In Omicron Subvariant Cases
5. 2 Chinese military spotter planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ
6. The Enemy of My Friend Remains My Friend: China’s Ukraine Dilemma
7.China’s UN envoy urges US to lift coercion on Afghanistan, fix its humanitarian damage on civilians

Central Asia

1. Eleven Kyrgyz Nationals Held On Border-Crossing Charges Said Released From Tajik Custody
2. EU allocating additional funds to Azerbaijan for demining – Toivo Klaar
3. Iran ready to promote connectivity between Central, S Asia
4. Azerbaijani forces open fire at Armenian positions on border

East Asia

1. Japan bids farewell to former leader Shinzo Abe
2. Japan to ask US, Australia to ensure stable LNG supply –
3.South Korea to make large AI semiconductor investment
4. S. Korea, U.S., Japan FMs hold talks in Bali on N. Korea
5. Malaysia’s Batik Air Adds 737 MAX Aircraft