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Opening remarks to AmChams of Asia-Pacific Business Summit

Asiatimes 19 May 2022
Following the first-ever meeting of ASEAN leaders held in Washington, DC, a strong and needed message has been sent of the importance of the Asia-Pacific region to US national interest, even in times of global crisis elsewhere ... APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) next year.

Senior diplomats warn US, Japan over Taiwan question before QUAD summit

People Daily 19 May 2022
bring disturbance to the Asia-Pacific, and tie it to the turbulence in Europe to form a larger crisis to seek benefits from it ... The QUAD summit and Biden-Kishida meeting would promote NATO's Asia-Pacific orientation, a Beijing-based international affairs expert told the Global Times on condition of anonymity.

Biden visit to test South Korean leader’s tough talk on China

Al Jazeera 19 May 2022
... prior to becoming president, appears to be quickly learning just how difficult it is for the leader of an export-dependent, mid-sized Asia Pacific country to balance trade, security and diplomatic priorities at a time of growing rivalry between the world’s two largest economies.

Helbiz Announces Strategic Trial With Australian Short-Term Rental Accommodation Leader alloggio, Expanding Global Reach to ...

The Joplin Globe 19 May 2022
Helbiz (NASDAQ; HLBZ), a global leader in micro-mobility and the first company in its industry to be publicly listed on Nasdaq, expands its e-scooter offerings to the Asia Pacific region for the first time through a strategic trial with alloggio (ASX.ALO), a leading operator of short-term rental accommodations in Australia.

Sri Lanka officially defaults for first time in its history

Tamil Guardian 19 May 2022
Sri Lanka has officially defaulted on its international debt for the first time in its history amidst warnings of accelerating inflation, as the island’s economic crisis continues ... According to the Financial Times, Sri Lanka has now become the first Asia-Pacific country in decades to default on foreign debt ... If you even don’t pay after 30 days . ... .

Major China tech stocks plunge as sell-off builds

Urdu Point 19 May 2022
But in a conference call with reporters after announcing the results, Tencent president Martin Lau warned that Beijing's latest show of support for the tech sector would take time to bear fruit ... "The process of confidence building will take time," said Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist at S&P Global Market Intelligence.

China expanding influence in Pacific through economics

Beijing News 18 May 2022
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Australia should "stop disrupting and undermining vaccine cooperation between China and Pacific island countries" -- a charge Australia rejected, Asia Nikkei reported ... The ex-official noted China's ambitions in the Pacific had been visible for some time.

Beidou navigation being added to shared bikes

China Daily 18 May 2022
The bikes belong to three major Chinese operators — Meituan, Hellobike and Didi Qingju — and have been deployed in more than 450 cities on the mainland, he added ... Beidou began providing positioning, navigation, timing and messaging services to civilian users in China and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region in December 2012 ...

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