Illustration: Craig Stephens
Brian P. Klein
Opinion

Opinion

Brian P. Klein

Hong Kong’s protesters can’t count on Donald Trump – he wants Asia to solve its own problems

  • Just as some young protesters have adopted the American flag as a symbol of their hopes, US Asia policy is changing. If the Trump administration’s stance on Korea is any indication, he will keep a hands-off approach to Hong Kong

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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US President Donald Trump arrives at a US military base in Houston, Texas, in May 2018. The US simply cannot replace, or find viable replacements for, China’s huge and uniquely competitive production machinery without taking major steps backwards. Photo: AFP
Winston Mok
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Winston Mok

Trump wants US businesses to cut all ties with China: why that’s a lose-lose plan

  • The loss of the huge Chinese market and supply chains would hit US firms and consumers hard. China’s strengths and a tech boost would see it bounce back, while service-oriented America would face long-term suffering and sustained decline

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US President Donald Trump arrives at a US military base in Houston, Texas, in May 2018. The US simply cannot replace, or find viable replacements for, China’s huge and uniquely competitive production machinery without taking major steps backwards. Photo: AFP
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