Xie Maosong

Xie Maosong

Xie Maosong is a senior research at the China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and an academic adviser of the Indian Ocean Island Research Centre at the South China University of Technology. His research areas include Chinese civilisation and Chinese political system, and the theory and practice of Chinese governance.

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Opinion | What the US really wanted from its summit with China in Hawaii

Pompeo and Yang stuck to their countries’ positions on key strategic issues at last week’s meeting, initiated by the US and described as constructive. Whatever was said, there was just one objective for Pompeo’s overture – to improve Trump’s re-election chances.

23 Jun 2020 - 4:58AM

Pompeo and Yang stuck to their countries’ positions on key strategic issues at last week’s meeting, initiated by the US and described as constructive. Whatever was said, there was just one objective for Pompeo’s overture – to improve Trump’s re-election chances.

What the US really wanted from its summit with China in Hawaii
Culture clash: Chinese value unity of country over separatism, unlike in the West 

The Chinese veneration for their ancestors is the basis for a deep-seated cultural abhorrence for a divided family or country, and any attempt at division will earn the Chinese people’s ire.

16 Apr 2018 - 1:45PM

The Chinese veneration for their ancestors is the basis for a deep-seated cultural abhorrence for a divided family or country, and any attempt at division will earn the Chinese people’s ire.

Culture clash: Chinese value unity of country over separatism, unlike in the West