Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP
Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP

Letters | China and Australia share a ‘Trump problem’ – don’t overreact

  • The unpredictable US president is as much a problem for Australia as he is for China
  • Some assertiveness from China is understandable, but it should avoid being bellicose. Australia, meanwhile, should cease directing unnecessarily provocative statements at China

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP
Chinese supporters rally outside Parliament House during the Beijing 2008 Olympic torch relay through Canberra on April 24, 2008. Photo: AFP
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