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  • Here comes China

    The image presents some Hanfu clothing, a growing cultural trend in China with people moving back to their traditions.  The clothing is quite spectacularly beautiful and there is a major revival to present their own culture, and of course one sees the break with the west with comments such as ‘Cultural power not a suit…

  • Here Comes China

    Just yesterday, two old US warships sailed through the Taiwan Straits. These ships, 35 and 37 years old, were apparently on routine transit. I cannot imagine what could be routine about sailing two warships through the Taiwan Straits, but China said as long as they behaved themselves, follow the rules of innocent passage, keep low…

  • Sunday presents a man that everyone listens to …

    Mr George Yeo (Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Founding Patron, Asia Competitiveness Institute)

    George Yeo is Singapore’s former foreign minister.  Unassuming, charmingly direct, an honest man with a clear vision of today’s international relations and geopolitical status.  He is a China expert and presents the Chinese view in the context of…

  • China’s Growing Military Might

    What many in the West at first dismissed as a tantrum thrown by Beijing over the unauthorized visit of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan appears instead to be a carefully thought-out strategy designed to incrementally reassert Chinese sovereignty over the island territory. Beijing’s ability to do this is underwritten by the…

  • Here Comes China: Check out the Chips

    This regular China Expo is presented with Godfree Roberts from his Here Comes China Newsletter. If you want to know about China, get the newsletter. This article is but a small representation of the 50 news items ranging from Business, Economy, Trade, Technology, Health, Society, Environment and Longer Reads on a weekly basis.…