Hans-Georg Moeller

Hans-Georg Moeller

Dr Hans-Georg Moeller is a professor in the Philosophy and Religious Studies Programme at the University of Macau.

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Opinion | US targeting of Confucius Institutes is just the latest push to gain free and open access to China

The targeting of Confucius Institutes is not just about language teaching or combating communist infiltration: just like the trade war, this is about opening up China, primarily for US companies. And the main obstacle to this is the Communist Party.

21 Aug 2020 - 3:39AM

The targeting of Confucius Institutes is not just about language teaching or combating communist infiltration: just like the trade war, this is about opening up China, primarily for US companies. And the main obstacle to this is the Communist Party.

US targeting of Confucius Institutes is just the latest push to gain free and open access to China
Opinion | Donald Trump is making China the bogeyman in an election year – sound familiar?

In 2016, Trump pinned US socio-economic woes on China and won the election. This year, he is pinning Covid-19 on China to distract Americans from his policy failures. Will ‘Getting tough on China’ get him re-elected?

9 May 2020 - 5:05AM

In 2016, Trump pinned US socio-economic woes on China and won the election. This year, he is pinning Covid-19 on China to distract Americans from his policy failures. Will ‘Getting tough on China’ get him re-elected?

Donald Trump is making China the bogeyman in an election year – sound familiar?
Opinion | Biased Western reporting on the coronavirus may have a nasty side effect: a new wave of Chinese nationalism

Some Western media outlets have invoked the ‘yellow peril’ in their coverage of a ‘Made in China’ virus. Intentionally or not, such an approach is inciting xenophobia in the West and also fuelling a nationalistic backlash in China.

7 Feb 2020 - 9:15AM

Some Western media outlets have invoked the ‘yellow peril’ in their coverage of a ‘Made in China’ virus. Intentionally or not, such an approach is inciting xenophobia in the West and also fuelling a nationalistic backlash in China.

Biased Western reporting on the coronavirus may have a nasty side effect: a new wave of Chinese nationalism
What Ozil’s resignation reveals about a German political dilemma
Are Germany’s open-border policies, a result of its post-war guilt, to blame for Brexit?