CPSC Monitor (May 20th –May 27th, 2024)

1221

CHINA

1. PM to visit China in June to join formal launch of CPEC-II

https://www.dawn.com/news/1835561

2. Pakistan PM backs China amid Beijing’s rising tensions with Taiwan

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2517226/pakistan

3. Pakistan plans $6.7 billion railway upgrade and dry port development project under CPEC

https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2515341/pakistan

4. Pakistan arrests 11 militants in Chinese engineers’ killing, officials say

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Terrorism/Pakistan-arrests-11-militants-in-Chinese-engineers-killing-officials-say

5. Chinese envoy hails 73 years of enduring Pakistan-China ties

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2467670/chinese-envoy-hails-73-years-of-enduring-pakistan-china-ties

6. Pakistan to compensate families of slain Chinese workers

https://www.voanews.com/a/pakistan-to-compensate-families-of-slain-chinese-workers/7625274.html

7. Chinese companies keen to invest in Pakistan Refinery Ltd’s upgrade, expansion

https://www.dawn.com/news/1835126/chinese-companies-keen-to-invest-in-pakistan-refinery-ltds-upgrade-expansion

8. China holds military drills around Taiwan as a ‘punishment’

https://www.dw.com/en/china-holds-military-drills-around-taiwan-as-a-punishment/a-69155403

 

CENTRAL ASIA

1. Singapore, Kazakhstan to deepen cooperation

https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2024/05/24/singapore-kazakhstan-to-deepen-cooperation/

2. Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation congratulates Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev

https://www.azernews.az/nation/226554.html

3. Pakistan repatriates over 3,000 students from Kyrgyzstan amid mob attacks on international students

https://www.jurist.org/news/2024/05/pakistan-repatriates-over-3000-students-from-kyrgyzstan-amid-mob-attacks-on-international-students/

4. Kazakhstan and China trial cargo route from Kuryk to Baku

https://www.azernews.az/region/226520.html

5. Putin arrives in Uzbekistan on 3rd foreign trip of his new term

https://www.voanews.com/a/putin-arrives-in-uzbekistan-on-3rd-foreign-trip-of-his-new-term/7627743.html

6. Chinese Liaoning Lide, Tajikistan’s Sughd discuss green energy projects

https://en.trend.az/casia/tajikistan/3903642.html

7. AZERBAIJAN SEES OIL AT $75/BBL IN 2024 BUDGET AGAINST $60 PREVIOUSLY -FINANCE MINISTER

https://www.naturalgasworld.com/azerbaijan-expects-oil-at-75/bbl-in-2024-budget-against-60-previously-finance-minister-111350

 

EAST ASIA

1. China’s Premier Li Qiang hails ‘new beginning’ with US-allied South Korea, Japan

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/chinas-premier-to-hold-rare-summit-with-us-allied-south-korea-japan

2. Malaysian PM urges ASEAN to focus on reinforcing its economic strengths amid tensions in South China Sea

https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/malaysian-pm-urges-asean-to-focus-on-reinforcing-its-economic-strengths-amid-tensions-in-south-china-sea20240523224419/

3. Experts: Greater Malaysia-Singapore ties a win for Asean as a whole

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2024/05/15/experts-greater-malaysia-singapore-ties-a-win-for-asean-as-a-whole/134429

4. ASEAN special envoy meets with Myanmar junta leader

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/myanmar/asean-myanmar-meeting-05162024061602.html

5. South Korea sanctions 7 North Koreans, 2 Russian ships for UNSC resolution violations

https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/2024-05-24/national/northKorea/South-Korea-sanctions-7-North-Koreans-2-Russian-ships-for-UNSC-resolution-violations/2054220

6. China summons South Korean, Japanese diplomats to lodge Taiwan-related protests

https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/2024-05-23/national/diplomacy/China-summons-South-Korean-Japanese-diplomats-to-lodge-Taiwanrelated-protests/2053260

7. Japan to Join U.S. in Valiant Shield Exercise, China Continues Military Drills Near Taiwan

https://news.usni.org/2024/05/24/japan-to-join-u-s-in-valiant-shield-exercise-china-continues-military-drills-near-taiwan

8. Japan, South Korea announce sanctions over Russia-North Korea arms trade

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/24/japan-south-korea-announce-sanctions-over-russia-north-korea-arms-trade