A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg
A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg
Winston Mok
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Winston Mok

Asia’s future as a global tech powerhouse hinges on China-Japan relations

  • Unlike in Europe, the legacies of the Pacific War have not been resolved in Asia, preventing greater economic integration
  • RCEP cements the region’s claim as the heart of the global production network, and could help its tech leaders clinch the free trade deal that has eluded them

A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg
A mock-up of a Comac C919 aircraft cockpit at the Comac Shanghai Research and Development Centre in Shanghai in 2017. With a sustained US-China power rivalry ahead, China must leverage its neighbours’ technologies more effectively. Photo: Bloomberg
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Winston Mok

Winston Mok

Winston Mok, a private investor, was previously a private equity investor. He held senior regional positions with EMP Global and GE Capital, and was a McKinsey consultant and initiated its China practice. Winston obtained his bachelor and master degrees from MIT.