CPSC Monitor (September 19th-September 25th, 2023)

1617

CHINA

1. China all set to open biggest-ever Asian Games in post-Covid era

https://www.dawn.com/news/1777387/china-all-set-to-open-biggest-ever-asian-games-in-post-covid-era

2. China takes Syria ties to ‘new level’, announces ‘strategic partnership’ as Xi Jinping meets Assad

https://thearabweekly.com/china-takes-syria-ties-new-level-announces-strategic-partnership-xi-jinping-meets-assad

3. Rule-Making in a Divided World

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/g20-summit-evidence-of-crumbling-rules-based-world-order-by-ana-palacio-2023-09

4. US raises concerns over Chinese Research vessel’s Sri Lanka visit

https://www.dailymirror.lk/breaking-news/US-raises-concerns-over-Chinese-Research-vessels-Sri-Lanka-visit/108-267898

5. Punjab Police delegation reaches China for official visit

https://www.nation.com.pk/25-Sep-2023/punjab-police-delegation-reaches-china-for-official-visit

6. China sends 10 military aircraft, 5 naval ships around Taiwan

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/5006167

7. Sinopec buys over 30 LNG cargoes for winter demand, trading, sources say

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/sinopec-buys-over-30-lng-cargoes-winter-demand-trading-sources-2023-09-20/?rpc=401&

8. Solomon Islands PM shuns Joe Biden as Timor-Leste signs deal with China

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/oceania/solomon-islands-pm-shuns-joe-biden-as-timor-leste-signs-deal-with-china-20230924-p5e75u.html

CENTRAL ASIA

1. Kazakhstan Supports Azerbaijan’s Territorial Integrity, Applauds Baku’s Initiative for Reintegration Talks

https://caspiannews.com/news-detail/kazakhstan-supports-azerbaijans-territorial-integrity-applauds-bakus-initiative-for-reintegration-talks-2023-9-23-0/

2 Armenia, Azerbaijan Leaders Set to Meet on Oct. 5

https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/armenia-azerbaijan-leaders-set-to-meet-on-oct-5-1.1975732

3. New tensions also between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

https://www.asianews.it/news-en/New-tensions-also-between-Kyrgyzstan-and-Tajikistan-59204.html

4 Strategic facilities of Jambyl region have to buy electricity from Kyrgyzstan

https://akipress.com/news:732840:Strategic_facilities_of_Jambyl_region_have_to_buy_
electricity_from_Kyrgyzstan_-_Senator/

5. Turkmenistan proposes to convene an international forum on food security

https://en.trend.az/casia/turkmenistan/3800236.html

6. Uzbekistan-Korean transport logistics companies to export Uzbek products to South Korea

https://akipress.com/news:732942:Uzbekistan-Korean_transport_logistics_companies_to_export_Uzbek_products_to_South_Korea/

EAST ASIA

1. Philippines condemns ‘floating barrier’ in South China Sea

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/9/24/philippines-condemns-floating-barrier-in-south-china-sea

2. Xi welcomes summit with Japan and South Korea at proper time

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/24/asia-pacific/politics/xi-jinping-china-south-korea-japan-trilateral-summit/

3. Will President Yoon’s Pro-US Foreign Policy Resonate With South Korea’s Domestic Politics?

https://www.eurasiareview.com/25092023-will-president-yoons-pro-us-foreign-policy-resonate-with-south-koreas-domestic-politics-analysis/

4. UK, Italy, Japan partners sign sixth gen fighter jet agreement

https://www.aero-mag.com/uk-italy-japan-partners-sign-sixth-gen-fighter-jet-agreement

5. ‘Talking to ASEAN Leaders’ Series Ep. 1 – Lao PM: RCEP is conducive to China-ASEAN cooperation

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2023-09-19/RCEP-is-conducive-to-China-ASEAN-Lao-PM-1ne4YKbduNy/index.html