COMMENT

One night in Bangkok may be the title of the only decent song from the musical Chess, but it is also now all that is left of Jacinda Ardern's season of summitry this November.

She heads to Bangkok tomorrow for the East Asia Summit, which will take on a little more significance following the cancellation of Apec in Chile in mid-November because of civil unrest.

But this year, the East Asia Summit was always going to be more important to New Zealand's immediate trade interests in the Asia Pacific region, as we used to call it, or the Indo

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