Regions: East Asian and Pacific

Nikkei Asia | June 25, 2022

Japan IPOs plunge 30% in biggest drop since 2009

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The Hill, Columnists | June 25, 2022

Blinken: State Department ‘fully committed’ to reproductive health in wake of Roe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a rare statement commenting on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, committing to protecting reproductive health services for…

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The Hill, International | June 25, 2022

Biden heads to Europe amid domestic woes

President Biden is heading to Europe, leaving a nation in turmoil over abortion rights to take on dueling missions abroad: find ways to lower food and gas prices while keeping…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 25, 2022

Electric cars are unaffordable for many Americans. Biden is trying to impose them anyway

On June 17, President Biden hosted a Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF), the third such meeting held by Biden during his presidency. At the forum, which was…

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Observer Research Foundation (ORF) | June 25, 2022

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF): An Asean perspective

The article has been authored by Premesha Saha, an associate fellow, Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation. The post The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF): An Asean perspective appeared first on…

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Nikkei Asia | June 25, 2022

Vietnam's brewers toast rising beer sales in wake of COVID

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Nikkei Asia | June 25, 2022

Japan's sashimi vending machines hook new customers

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The Hill, Columnists | June 25, 2022

US, four others launch initiative aimed at supporting priorities of the Pacific islands

The United States and four other countries on Friday announced an initiative aimed at supporting the priorities of the Pacific Islands region. The initiative, called the Partners in the Pacific…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 25, 2022

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Preparing for unavoidable floods

Houses on stilts, sacrificial ground floors and a floating garage. These are some of the tactics homeowners in the Philippines are using in an attempt to adapt to floods and a changing…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 25, 2022

We can protect consumers from high energy costs and mitigate the climate crisis

Drivers are furious about the huge spike in gasoline prices, but blaming President Biden is ill-informed and short-sighted. The prices of oil and gas are set globally and historically rise…

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Nikkei Asia | June 25, 2022

Japan PM to flex muscles for Indo-Pacific security at NATO summit

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Breaking Defense | June 24, 2022

Boeing is pushing the Air Force for more money for Air Force One

Air Force One refuels at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on President Donald Trump’s return to Washington D.C. from the North Korea summit, June 12, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo…

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Nikkei Asia | June 24, 2022

Japan needs to update sanctions laws to face future challenges

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The Hill, Columnists | June 24, 2022

As Americans age, a demographic crisis looms

America’s aging population poses a major and mounting challenge for the nation.  The elderly’s burgeoning needs for financial aid, caregiving and assistance, together with the rising costs for medical treatment,…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, International Relations | June 24, 2022

Pier Competitor: China's Power Position in Global Ports

May 12, 2022 Commercial international port terminals owned and operated by Chinese firms provide dual-use capabilities to the People's Liberation Army during peacetime. They enable China to project power into…

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Nikkei Asia | June 24, 2022

China completes overhaul of antitrust law to corral Big Tech

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Nikkei Asia | June 24, 2022

Japan sake subscription service expands to Hong Kong, Singapore

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The Hill, Columnists | June 24, 2022

Setting higher standards for the G-7 infrastructure (re)launch

For the second year in a row, the Group of Seven (G-7) nations are poised to launch a major global infrastructure partnership. But if this year’s initiative is to avoid…

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Nikkei Asia | June 24, 2022

U.S. needs arms storage in Japan in case of Taiwan conflict: Armitage

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Pacific Maritime Magazine | June 24, 2022

POLB Set to Begin Demolition of Gerald Desmond Bridge in July

The Gerald Desmond Bridge. Photo: Port of Long Beach. The Port of Long Beach is expected to begin demolishing the old Gerald Desmond Bridge next month to make room for…

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Breaking Defense | June 24, 2022

Space Force stands up new intel center; Air Force’s NASIC keeps some space-related analysts

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 29: Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies on Capitol Hill, April 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate Armed Services held a hearing to examine…

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E International Relations | June 24, 2022

Assessing Neutrality: The United States’ Role in the Diaoyu Islands Dispute

The US has come to recognize in China a rival power with the potential to challenge its supremacy. Thus, it is not a surprise to see a growing US military…

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Cato Institute | June 24, 2022

What ‘Zhong Sheng’ Says about China’s Perceptions of the Ukraine Conflict

Brandon Valeriano and Juan Garcia-Nieto Pundits have gone to great lengths to project their interpretations of Chinese perceptions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sadly, few examine exactly what China communicates about the conflict. The…

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Breaking Defense | June 24, 2022

Israel to request more funding for laser missile defense R&D during Biden trip

Israel said that in a recent test, a laser defense system knocked UAVs, mortars and rockets out of the sky. (Credit: Israeli Ministry of Defense) TEL AVIV: When US President…

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The Hill, Technology | June 24, 2022

Bipartisan bill targets data flows to American adversaries

A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday unveiled legislation aimed at restricting the ability of foreign adversaries to purchase data about American citizens. The Protecting Americans’ Data from Foreign Surveillance…

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