1. US VP Harris meets China’s Xi in bid to ‘keep lines open’
2. China-U.S. relations need to brace for troubles in the House
3. China’s spending on Russian energy nears $60 billion since Ukraine war
4. China commits to global growth, governance at G20 Summit, APEC meeting
5. ‘As obvious as you can get’: US VP Kamala Harris to visit front-line South China Sea island
6. Xi’s Clear Message at the Japan-China Summit: China is Above Other Countries’ Interests
7. China announces first COVID-19 death in almost 6 months
8. China’s G20 gift to Australia
9. Xi says China, PH should stick to ‘friendly consultations’ over South China Sea dispute

Central Asia 

1. Ashgabat ready to host Turkmenistan – Azerbaijan – Türkiye trilateral summit – official
2. World Bank supports Azerbaijan in realization of state strategy for 2026
3. Armenia Reports Fresh Shooting Along Azerbaijani Border
4. Tokayev wins Kazakhstan’s presidential election with 81.3 percent of votes
5. Kyrgyz president raises the issue of Kyrgyz-Tajik border disputes at OTS summit in Samarkand
6. Iran reports major surge in cargo transit via Turkmen border

East Asia

1. S. Korea signs 1st digital partnership pact with Singapore
2. Will Japan and South Korea go nuclear?
3. North Korean ICBM Lands in Japan’s EEZ
4. Japan’s trade deficit balloons to $15B
5. Japan’s Nomura Bank to Offer Institutional Crypto Trading in 2023
6. Mahathir’s shock GE15 defeat risks tainting his legacy developing Malaysia, say experts