The annual Shangri-La Dialogue took place in Singapore this weekend, bringing together defence ministers, military chiefs and other senior officials from Asia-Pacific countries to talk about security in the region.
Newsroom political editor Sam Sachdeva was there, supported by an Asia New Zealand Foundation travel grant — check out some of his reporting in the 'in case you missed it' section below.
Also in this week's Asia Digest, Radio New Zealand journalist Gill Bonnett reports back on her experience on the East-West Center's 2019 Jefferson Fellowships programme, which saw her travel to four countries over three weeks in April and May.
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The Asia Media Centre team