US Vice President Convenes Emergency Session on Missiles at APEC Summit

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris convened an emergency meeting of key regional powers Friday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok to discuss North Korea’s latest missile launch, that fell 200 kilometers off Japan’s coast.   “This conduct by North Korea most recently is a brazen violation of multiple U.N. Security […]

Xi-Kishida Meeting Leaves Tough Issues Unresolved

TAIPEI — The leaders of China and Japan agreed to resume high-level dialogue and increase exchanges on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok this week, but experts are questioning how much progress the two made in easing the longstanding friction between their countries.   In the 45-minute exchange Thursday, Prime Minister […]

North Korean ICBM Lands in Japan’s EEZ

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — A day after warning of more aggressive steps in response to increased military activity by the United States and its allies, North Korea on Friday fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that apparently prompted a U.S.-Japanese air base to issue a seek cover order.   The North Korean ICBM flew for more […]

FAO and Singapore strengthen collaboration for climate-resilient agrifood systems transformation through enhanced climate services

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report, more than 30 percent of global crop and livestock areas could become climatically unsuitable by 2100, in the worst-case climate scenario. The Southeast Asian region is one of the world’s major producers of agricultural products. However, agriculture yields will be affected significantly due […]

Azerion acquires Hybrid Theory, opening new footprint in the US and broader APAC market

Amsterdam, 18 November 2022 – Today, Azerion has announced the acquisition of Hybrid Theory, a data led programmatic agency and trading desk specialising in mid and lower funnel campaigns. Their technology delivers a hybrid approach that connects data intelligence with human nuance, understanding, and creativity, to power smarter advertising across the full customer journey. Headquartered […]