Tuesday 16 May
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16 May 2023
A Chinese ‘peace’ envoy arrives in Ukraine as Volodomyr Zelensky pushes for military supplies abroad, South Africa sticks to its controversial stance on Russia and the EU plans to build internet cables under the Black Sea. Plus: we check in with film critic Karen Krizanovich as the Cannes Film Festival begins, and Monocle’s Fiona Wilson talks food diplomacy, as carbonara pancakes are on the menu in Hiroshima ahead of the G7 summit.
16 May 2023
Latika Bourke surveys the day’s papers, covering Ford’s plans to scale back future investments in China, US security agreements in Papua New Guinea and Micronesia, and Tom Hanks’s fears that AI will lead to him appearing in films after his death.
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