Victor Gao

Victor Gao

Victor Gao, former interpreter for Deng Xiaoping, is chairman of the China Energy Security Institute and vice-president of the Centre for China and Globalisation.

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The View | Coronavirus pandemic is pointing to how technology will transform the future – and some of its drawbacks

Big data and artificial intelligence have been deployed to help contain the virus and hunt for a vaccine. But concerns persist over the threat to privacy and tech’s promotion of misinformation.

23 Apr 2020 - 7:12AM

Big data and artificial intelligence have been deployed to help contain the virus and hunt for a vaccine. But concerns persist over the threat to privacy and tech’s promotion of misinformation.

Coronavirus pandemic is pointing to how technology will transform the future – and some of its drawbacks
Opinion | Here’s a win-win zero-tariffs trade deal that Donald Trump and Xi Jinping should shake on

The US-China trade war has been more of a tariff war. If the world’s two largest economies could reach a tariff agreement, Donald Trump would go down in history for opening up a zero-tariffs Chinese market for US goods.

19 Jan 2019 - 3:35AM

The US-China trade war has been more of a tariff war. If the world’s two largest economies could reach a tariff agreement, Donald Trump would go down in history for opening up a zero-tariffs Chinese market for US goods.

Here’s a win-win zero-tariffs trade deal that Donald Trump and Xi Jinping should shake on
Japan with an Emperor, or a King?