Regions: East Asian and Pacific

Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Japan approves Pfizer vaccine for omicron variants BA.4, BA.5

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Russia's trajectory of hate: A big war against the West coming

Newsflash to Elon Musk: Russia will not stop its aggression over his proposed cease fire in Ukraine — not because of Kyiv’s rejection of Musk’s initiative, but because Vladimir Putin…

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Breaking Defense | October 5, 2022

Boeing Defence Australia delivers $842M Currawong comms system

A Currawong SATCOM trailer for future use by Australia’s military. (Boeing) LAND FORCES 2022 — After several technical and supply chain delays, Boeing Defense Australia has delivered the vast majority…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The Ukraine war has taught us this: A combined-arms team is essential

“Jumping to conclusions seldom leads to happy landings,” author and professor emeritus Steve Siporin is known to have remarked. Pundits, eager to identify ironclad lessons from Russia’s war in Ukraine,…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Don’t rush to create an outbound investment review

There are ongoing discussions in Congress and the White House to build a federal program that will review and block American investments abroad. While the idea comes from a good…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Disturbance in the Atlantic now has 80 percent chance of development

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — One of two disturbances in the Atlantic now has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical depression sometime in the next 48 hours, the National Hurricane…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The Hill's Morning Report — Trump heads to Arizona, Nevada as legal troubles mount

As Arizona and Nevada gear up to start their early voting processes in the coming days and weeks, both states are also expecting visits from former President Trump, who in…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Philippines' San Miguel to acquire major cement maker for $1.6bn

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Taiwan vows to safeguard interests amid U.S.-led 'Chip 4' talks

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Lab-grown meat: Japan's NH Foods finds way to cut production costs

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Tiny islands drive big challenge to mammoth Australia gas project

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

50 years after normalization, Japan and China must chart new path

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

U.S. could break Chinese blockade of Taiwan: Navy commander

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Rio Tinto CEO counts on China stimulus for demand recovery

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine

As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear saber-rattling amid continued losses in Ukraine, what a U.S. response would look like has become an increasingly urgent question.  U.S. officials…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Japan IPOs drop 40% despite TSE's ambitious revamp

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Defense & National Security — Biden unveils $625M weapons package to Ukraine 

The Biden administration unveiled a $625 million security assistance package to Ukraine on Tuesday as the West continues to grapple with Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian territories.   We’ll break down…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

How Russia is trying to sell its war with Ukraine through RT

One headline on the state-sponsored Russian media outlet RT this week stood out among the others.    “No place for emotions in nuclear decisions — Kremlin,” the headline at the top…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Global overload: How the world became overwhelmed

We all feel it. News is always about the unexpected, but this cycle of news is uncommonly grim, and we are all exhausted by it. Look around at the world, starting…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Equilibrium/Sustainability — America votes on Alaska’s champion Fat Bear

Before Alaska’s furriest giants hunker down for hibernation, members of the public have the opportunity to vote for the brawniest brown bear — in a pivotal event called Fat Bear…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

China's zero-COVID policy fuels camping boom

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Nikkei Asia | October 4, 2022

China and Gulf states share interest in taking digital yuan global

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

The climate crisis is here: Are we ready?

In Florida, Hurricane Ian ripped homes from their foundations, mangled boat docks and left at least 2.6 million people without power. Floridians shared pictures of flamingos sheltering from the storm…

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Nikkei Asia | October 4, 2022

Splatoon 3 helps lift Nintendo Switch sales 36% in Japan

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The Hill, Columnists | October 4, 2022

Declare Russia a terrorist state now

It’s time to declare Russia a state sponsor of terrorism and boot it out of the United Nations. This week, about 15 percent of Ukraine was illegally annexed by Moscow…

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