Gulf Times - Chinese-influence
Pompeo kicks off Southeast Asia trip in Malaysia

Pompeo kicks off Southeast Asia trip in Malaysia

Pompeo is set to discuss regional security and economic interests with recently elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and other senior officials in Kuala Lumpur.

India launches satellite, calls it a 'gift to South Asia'

India launches satellite, calls it a 'gift to South Asia'

India launched a communications satellite on Friday for its smaller neighbours to share, part of its efforts to build goodwill in the region and counter Chinese influence, but Pakistan said it would stay away from the project.