Pedro Sanchez and Xi Jingping to meet in Beijing
- Daily Brief
- March 31, 2023
Japan’s Prime Minister has a long way to go to recover his political position.
PM’s Modi’s heavily championed goods and services tax will be implemented from July 1.
Opposition candidates hope to capitalise on voter discontent come Monday’s election.
Chinese investment in Myanmar is making the government nervous – but it can’t ignore the assistance.
Sino-Syrian cooperation may secure Chinese national interests – but it will cost Beijing friends.
The US is re-engaging with South East Asia but China may already have greater influence.
PM Abe is pressing for constitutional reform but success will require more than a popular vote.
Tensions are still rising on the Korean Peninsula but China will continue to support Pyongyang.
The success of political Islam in Jakarta’s gubernatorial election bodes ill for Indonesian pluralism.
China-India relations will struggle to improve so long as Pakistan dominates their strategic concerns.
Though strained, the alliance will endure.
Australia’s strong economy is keeping ethno-nationalist politics at bay – for now.