1. Copper hits 1-month high on hopes of US tariff cut, demand recovery in China
2. Sensex, Nifty remain volatile on supply disruptions, COVID in China, Russia-Ukraine war; key sectors in focus
3. Biden’s bombshell shows U.S. more committed to Taiwan than ever
4. China needs Russian invasion of Ukraine to end
5. Left out of the Indo-Pacific deal, China pushes toward the world’s largest trade deal
6. Chinese FM wraps up 8-nation tour, vows to help Pacific Island countries prosper
7. US considers easing some tariffs on China to fight inflation
8. Russia Prioritizes China Relationship as West Continues to Punish Putin

Central Asia

1. Tajik FM meets UN SG Special Representative for Central Asia to discuss cooperation
2. Russia-Ukraine War To Change Central Asia’s Trade And Transition – Analysis
3. Rethinking landscape restoration in Central Asia to improve lives and livelihoods
4. Exit polls show Kazakhstan to pass constitutional changes

East Asia

1. US, South Korea Fire Missiles in Response to Kim Jong Un Barrage
2. S. Korea, US, Japan to hold vice-ministerial meeting in Seoul next week
3. Japan’s Nikkei reverses early losses on tech recovery; energy shares rally
4. African countries look at Japan to navigate Ukraine wheat ban
5. The Quad and AUKUS strengthen Australia’s hand in a contested Indo-Pacific
6. Malaysia’s food crisis must be addressed immediately, says King