The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP
The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP
Lub Bun Chong
Opinion

Opinion

Lub Bun Chong

How the I Ching informs China’s harmonious pursuit of geopolitical strategy

  • The Chinese dream, belt and road, Taiwan policy and vaccine diplomacy all seek to preserve harmony, a key notion in the I Ching
  • The US would do well to realise that China’s growing clout necessitates an accommodating shift, not a breakdown, in the global balance

The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP
The I Ching has been a foundational text of Chinese philosophy for thousands of years and continues to inform China’s geopolitical strategy to this day. Photo: SCMP
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Lub Bun Chong

Lub Bun Chong

Lub Bun Chong is a partner of C Consultancy and Helios Strategic Advisors, and the author of “Managing a Chinese Partner: Insights From Four Global Companies”.