A couple pose for a picture next to a cardboard cut-out of then US presidential candidate Donald Trump during an election event organised by the American consulate in Shanghai last November 9. Photo: AFP

Why China’s ‘Trump fever’ has cooled so quickly

Audrey Jiajia Li says the incoming US president’s comments on ‘one China’ and Taiwan touched a raw nerve and have left even diehard fans wondering whether seasoned diplomat Hillary Clinton would have been the more rational choice

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A couple pose for a picture next to a cardboard cut-out of then US presidential candidate Donald Trump during an election event organised by the American consulate in Shanghai last November 9. Photo: AFP
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