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Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

America is living under the threat of a Mao-like figure – Donald Trump

  • What’s the truth at the heart of the endless impeachment drama in Washington? While Chinese leader Xi Jinping has been compared to Mao Zedong, it is surely US President Donald Trump who outdoes Xi with his paranoia and constant disruption

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Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
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SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Forget the trade war and Hong Kong. Beijing just showed everyone that Xi Jinping is more powerful now, not less

  • Rumours ahead of the Communist Party’s Central Committee meeting about a possible shake-up of China’s top leadership have proved off the mark

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