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EAST ASIA

White House, Clarifying Biden Remark, Says Taiwan Policy Hasnt Changed [Video]

The president, asked if the U.S. would come to Taiwans defense if China attacked, had said: “Yes, we have a commitment to do that.

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SOUTH ASIA

U.S., Allies Try to Move Beyond Disputes Over Afghanistan, Submarine Contract [Video]

NATO defense ministers agreed to a new plan to defend Europe in case of a Russian attack and sought to ease tensions over Europes efforts to equip itself for more independent military action.

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EAST ASIA

The Monetary Bathtub Is Overflowing [Video]

Many economists say inflation is transitory. It will be persistent.

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SOUTH ASIA

India Hits One Billion Covid-19 Vaccines Administered [Video]

The milestone in a once-faltering inoculation campaign signals India could begin allowing more vaccine exports to developing countries soon.

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EAST ASIA

South Korea Launches First Homegrown Rocket and Satellite Into Space [Video]

The technology could help expand Seouls military satellite surveillance of Kim Jong Uns regime to the north amid heightened tensions.

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SOUTH ASIA

Afghanistan Withdrawal to Be Subject of State Department Investigation [Video]

The departments internal watchdog told U.S. lawmakers it would review the handling of embassy planning, refugees and the special immigrant visa program.

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EAST ASIA

Chinas Power Crisis Has Solar and Wind Companies Seeing Green [Video]

The countrys power crunch may be darkening the sky for now. But it is already shaping up as an impetus for greener electricity.

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NORTH AFRICA

Energy Crisis Hobbles Bidens Green Agenda [Video]

His climate policy would yield a windfall for Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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EAST ASIA

China Plans Dollar-Bond Sale – WSJ [Video]

China is preparing to sell U.S. dollar bonds, in a test of investor appetite after data showed the worlds second-largest economy is cooling rapidly.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

The Return of Trumps Remain in Mexico Policy [Video]

Amid chaos at the border, Biden moves to reinstate a migrant policy he denounced.

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EAST ASIA

Japans Coming Defense Buildup – WSJ [Video]

With China in mind, Tokyo vows to double military spending.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Biden Administration to Revive Remain-in-Mexico Immigration Policy [Video]

The decision to resume the Trump-era policy by mid-November abides by a federal judges order.