Volume 2, Issue 3

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July - September 2000 · Published: Oct 2000

Daily Digest

Nikkei Asia – Japan-ASEAN to agree on ‘co-creation’ and digitalization at summit

Japanese and ASEAN leaders are likely to agree to pursue a world without nuclear weapons and deepen their cooperation on supply chains and digitalization at a summit later this month, according to a draft joint vision statement seen by Nikkei.

The Diplomat – Taiwan Strait Tensions: Don’t Blame the Victim

There is a common saying in Taiwan, “flog both sides 50 times.”

The Diplomat – Forecasting Democratic Futures in Asia and the Pacific

International IDEA’s latest Global State of Democracy report found something somewhat unexpected about democratic trends in Asia and the Pacific: the broad democratic decline of recent years across the region had mostly come to a halt.

Nikkei Asia – Attack on Pakistan highway to China shakes key Belt and Road link

A militant attack in the mountainous Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, near the Chinese border, has rekindled concerns over security on a highway considered crucial for developing the two countries’ economic relationship.

The Diplomat – What’s the Buzz at the India-Bangladesh Border Fence?

The Indian government plans to deploy bee warriors to check criminal activities along its border with Bangladesh.

The Diplomat – The Nuclear Shadows of the Russia-Ukraine War: A Chinese Perspective

China-U.S. relations are once again on an upward trajectory after the meeting between presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC summit.