Zha Daojiong

Zha Daojiong

Zha Daojiong is a professor at the School of International Studies, Peking University. His areas of expertise include the politics of China’s international economic relations, particularly the fields of energy and natural resources, development aid and the economics-political nexus in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Opinion | For China, Asean is far more important than a mere ‘talking shop’

Economically, politically and strategically, the Southeast Asian bloc has provided China a valuable seat at the table of regional diplomacy since becoming dialogue partners in 1996 ... but they’ve had their ups and downs

3 Jan 2019 - 11:10AM

Economically, politically and strategically, the Southeast Asian bloc has provided China a valuable seat at the table of regional diplomacy since becoming dialogue partners in 1996 ... but they’ve had their ups and downs

For China, Asean is far more important than a mere ‘talking shop’
Is China to blame for the North Korea crisis? The answer depends on who you ask
Apec miracle: how the US and China can look beyond TPP and RCEP for Asia-Pacific trade harmony
Is US ignorant of the limits of Chinese influence over North Korea?
China should welcome a strong and prosperous America – in words as well as deeds
What next for China and the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute?
Calmer waters: From security to the South China Sea, greater China-Asean cooperation is in everyone's best interest
China must see past its own hype of an America in decline

Talk of the US being on the decline is back in vogue. This time, China features more prominently - if not solely - in the follow-up question: which country is going to benefit? My answer is different: it's certainly not China who will benefit.

19 Jun 2014 - 3:04AM

Talk of the US being on the decline is back in vogue. This time, China features more prominently - if not solely - in the follow-up question: which country is going to benefit? My answer is different: it's certainly not China who will benefit.

China must see past its own hype of an America in decline
Beijing and Manila should navigate around their differences