1. China trains with its new security partner in Pacific
2. China’s New Warnings on Taiwan Strait Alarm US
3. Pakistan, China agree to jointly combat terrorism
4.Japan defence chief conveys concern to China over flight with Russia
5. Beijing warns of ‘explosive’ Covid-19 outbreak, Shanghai conducts mass testing
6. Beijing warns of ‘explosive’ Covid-19 outbreak, Shanghai conducts mass testing
7. Australia’s Anthony Albanese visits Indonesia with China, trade, travel visas on his mind
8. Why A Chinese J-16 Fighter Came Very Close To An Australian P-8A

Central Asia

1. Rail line will bring economic benefits to both Central Asia and China
2. UAE and Uzbekistan sign expanded strategic partnership
3. Relations between Azerbaijan and Russia to continue to steadily strengthen and expand – President Ilham Aliyev
4. Kazakhstan rebrands its oil to avoid Russian sanctions contagion

East Asia

1. South Korea military deploys 100 cargo trucks to ship containers
2. S. Korea, U.S., Japan agree to expand anti-N. Korea drills
3. Tokyo shares open lower on inflation worries
4. Japan’s Kishida may join NATO summit to discuss Ukraine war
5. Malaysia sets RM56b target for halal food exports: Envoy
6.  Malaysia’s unemployment rate dips to below 4 percent