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Biden Orders US Investigation of National Security Risks Posed by Chinese-Made ‘Smart Cars’

Biden Orders US Investigation of National Security Risks Posed by Chinese-Made ‘Smart Cars’

By Matthew Daly
The probe could lead to new regulations aimed at preventing China from using sophisticated technology in electric vehicles to track drivers and their personal information.

Italian Insurer Buttresses Russian Gas Investment in Uzbekistan

Italian Insurer Buttresses Russian Gas Investment in Uzbekistan

By Paolo Sorbello
A series of investigations links Italy’s state funds with Gazprombank.
Philippine Lawmaker Demands Answers From Singapore Over Reported Taylor Swift Deal

Philippine Lawmaker Demands Answers From Singapore Over Reported Taylor Swift Deal

By Sebastian Strangio
Rep. Joey Salceda claims that Singapore's alleged exclusivity arrangement with the pop icon's promoter "runs contrary" to ASEAN's consensus-based relations.

Malaysia to Sign Free Trade Pact with UAE in June, Official Says

Malaysia to Sign Free Trade Pact with UAE in June, Official Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The country is on track to becoming the fifth nation, and the third in Southeast Asia, to sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Abu Dhabi.

Indonesia’s Long and Winding Road to OECD Membership

Indonesia’s Long and Winding Road to OECD Membership

By Sebastian Strangio
The 38-nation grouping has agreed to begin accession talks with Jakarta. Now comes the hard part.

US Puts Additional Central Asian Companies on Russia Sanctions List

US Puts Additional Central Asian Companies on Russia Sanctions List

By Catherine Putz
The latest round of sanctions designations included a Kyrgyzstan-based company and two firms based in Kazakhstan.

New Pakistani Government Seeks Another Bailout From IMF

New Pakistani Government Seeks Another Bailout From IMF

By Umair Jamal
Meanwhile, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the Fund not to extend a loan to Pakistan unless an audit of the controversial election is done.
Why the Indonesian Stock Market Is Booming

Why the Indonesian Stock Market Is Booming

By James Guild
The country's expanding domestic capital markets have cushioned it against the declines seen elsewhere in the region.

The Economics Behind India’s Farmers Protest

The Economics Behind India’s Farmers Protest

By Bibhudatta Pradhan
Thousands of farmers are protesting again for guaranteed minimum support prices for their crops, an issue that remains sticky.

How Automation Will Shape the Future of Work in India

How Automation Will Shape the Future of Work in India

By Anita Hammer
Automation could reproduce informal and precarious work rather than transform existing trends.

What Modi’s UAE Trip Means for IMEC

What Modi’s UAE Trip Means for IMEC

By Seamus Duffy
The ongoing crisis in the Red Sea has created a strong impetus among IMEC partners to facilitate the project quickly. But speed should not be confused for wisdom.
Controversial Billionaire and Malaysian State Leader Is Laid to Rest

Controversial Billionaire and Malaysian State Leader Is Laid to Rest

By Luke Hunt
The Bruno Manser Fund wants Taib Mahmud's assets and bank accounts frozen.

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