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Opinion | As a second wave looms, the US and China must escape the coronavirus ‘trap’ and work together to avert disaster

The Covid-19 trap, a twist on the Thucydides Trap, has drastically limited policy options for the US and China. But this head-on collision is avoidable, and stable relations can cushion the world from upcoming shocks.

4 Jul 2020 - 4:30AM

The Covid-19 trap, a twist on the Thucydides Trap, has drastically limited policy options for the US and China. But this head-on collision is avoidable, and stable relations can cushion the world from upcoming shocks.

As a second wave looms, the US and China must escape the coronavirus ‘trap’ and work together to avert disaster
Diplomacy or rivalry? Wise choices are needed if US-China ties are to pass the Trump test
Hague decision on South China Sea puts US and China on collision course
Mainland Chinese youth remain cool to Hong Kong's democracy fever
Peaceful rebellion a reminder of China's rigid political mindset

The Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong are still raging, and testing Beijing's rule in the former British colony - bringing into new focus the perennial themes of Chinese politics, democracy and nationalism.

14 Oct 2014 - 2:34AM

The Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong are still raging, and testing Beijing's rule in the former British colony - bringing into new focus the perennial themes of Chinese politics, democracy and nationalism.

Peaceful rebellion a reminder of China's rigid political mindset
China and the US must lead by example for peace in Asia-Pacific

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice's recent trip to China has raised expectations that when President Barack Obama visits Beijing in November, the current testy relations between the two countries can be improved.

18 Sep 2014 - 12:36AM

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice's recent trip to China has raised expectations that when President Barack Obama visits Beijing in November, the current testy relations between the two countries can be improved.

China and the US must lead by example for peace in Asia-Pacific
World needs a new set of internet protocols, post Snowden affair

The Edward Snowden saga has disturbed the US and caused repercussions around the world. Regardless of the ultimate fate of this unconventional whistle-blower-cum-reckless-rebel, Snowden has already carved his mark in history, given that his actions have a far-reaching impact on people's lives.

8 Jul 2013 - 1:35AM

The Edward Snowden saga has disturbed the US and caused repercussions around the world. Regardless of the ultimate fate of this unconventional whistle-blower-cum-reckless-rebel, Snowden has already carved his mark in history, given that his actions have a far-reaching impact on people's lives.

World needs a new set of internet protocols, post Snowden affair
Xi-Obama Sunnylands summit can foster renewed trust
China and Russia seek closer bonds - up to a point
For China, nuclear test is one provocation too many

For China, Pyongyang's action was shockingly flagrant. The underground explosion was conducted near the Chinese border, generating a 4.9-magnitude earthquake, which startled residents in neighbouring Jilin province.

25 Feb 2013 - 7:30AM

For China, Pyongyang's action was shockingly flagrant. The underground explosion was conducted near the Chinese border, generating a 4.9-magnitude earthquake, which startled residents in neighbouring Jilin province.

For China, nuclear test is one provocation too many
Corruption drives calls for reform in China
Sino-US relations: A new round begins
Silence over Xi Jinping does not befit a modern nation