In Depth: Asia Pacific

23 May 2017

OPINION. In North Korea, The Time for De-Escalation is Now

Phar Kim Beng. South China Morning Post. 03:01 PM EDT

UN Panel Releases Draft Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Nikkei Asian Review. Japan. 01:48 PM EDT

China’s Empty Promises to Rein in North Korea

President Trump claims China is helping on North Korea, but China’s hostile intercept of a US “sniffer” plane and continued purchases of UN-sanctioned North Korean coal suggest otherwise.
22 May 2017

OPINION. China’s Interests in Afghanistan

Richard Ghiasy. South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. 12:35 PM EDT

China, Russia Develop Competition for Boeing 787

People’s Daily. China. 11:52 AM EDT

OPINION. The Silk Road’s Transparency Deficit

Anchalee Kongrut. Bangkok Post. Thailand. 11:51 AM EDT

Missile Launch is a Data Windfall for North Korea

The New York Times. 11:47 AM EDT

China Launches Missile in Likely Retaliation for THAAD

The Korea Times. South Korea. 11:46 AM EDT

25 Injured in Bangkok Bombing

The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia. 11:44 AM EDT
19 May 2017

Why International Law Serves US National Interests

Brookings Institution. United States. 12:15 PM EDT
18 May 2017

ANALYSIS. North Korea Propaganda Provides Clues to Its Nuclear Strategy

Bonnie Berkowitz, Laris Karklis, and Tim Meko. The Washington Post. 02:41 PM EDT

ANALYSIS. Singapore's Belt and Road Forum Snub Suggests Strained Ties With China

Bahvan Jaipragas. South China Morning Post. 02:12 PM EDT

OPINION. Trump's Bluff on North Korea Will Not Work

Philip Gordon. Nikkei Asian Review. 11:11 AM EDT

China Successfully Extracts Gas Hydrates from the South China Sea

South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. 10:53 AM EDT
17 May 2017

OPINION. Belt and Road Initiative is China’s Hegemonic Play

Zahid Hussain. Dawn. Pakistan. 03:34 PM EDT

China Urges India to Join Belt and Road Initiative

The Times of India. 03:31 PM EDT

China, Chile Ready to Step Up Engagement

Santiago Times. Chile. 12:50 PM EDT

Cambodia is 50th Most Fragile State: Fragile States Index

Phnom Penh Post. Cambodia. 12:12 PM EDT

OPINION. Why the Philippines Is Tilting Toward China

Tony Lopez. Manila Standard. Philippines. 12:07 PM EDT

Nikki Haley: Dialogue with North Korea Contingent on End of Nuclear Tests

Korea JoongAng Daily. South Korea. 12:05 PM EDT

Australia Confronts China over Taiwan’s WHO Attendance

Sydney Morning Herald. Australia. 11:56 AM EDT
16 May 2017

North Korea May be Behind Ransomware Attacks: Experts

Korea Herald. South Korea. 02:28 PM EDT

China, Pakistan to Upgrade 1,600kms of Railway Lines

The Express Tribune. Pakistan. 02:23 PM EDT

Australian PM Unveils Major Naval Shipbuilding Plan

Sky News. Australia. 02:05 PM EDT

Moon, Trump to Hold North Korea Summit at White House in June

Korea Herald. South Korea. 12:48 PM EDT
15 May 2017

Pyongyang Claims Missile Can Carry Nuke, Hit US

JoongAng Daily. South Korea. 03:45 PM EDT

Georgia, China Sign Free Trade Agreement

Civil Georgia. 03:00 PM EDT