Last week, the International Monetary Fund confirmed that mainland China's economic output this year should overtake the United States. Photo: AFP
George Chen
Opinion

Opinion

Mr. Shangkong by George Chen

China, as world's new No 1 economy, still struggles with soft power

As Beijing shifts its economic focus to quality, it needs to learn that soft power can't be bought

Last week, the International Monetary Fund confirmed that mainland China's economic output this year should overtake the United States. Photo: AFP
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