Former diplomat Fu Ying said China had no intention of replacing the United States on the world stage. Photo: Simon Song

Former Chinese, US officials joust over China’s role on the world stage

  • Ex-diplomat Fu Ying says at China Development Forum that Washington should not dictate Beijing’s role
  • Former treasury secretary Lawrence Summers says China needs to give up its habits left over from ‘economic adolescence’
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Former diplomat Fu Ying said China had no intention of replacing the United States on the world stage. Photo: Simon Song
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Peking University professor He Weifang. Photo: Simon Song

China risks ‘the legitimacy of the Communist Party’s regime’ without changes, says law professor

  • Peking University law professor He Weifang calls for China to fulfil the commitments it made when it joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001
  • The outspoken critic of China’s legal system made the comments during the ongoing trade war with the United States which has led to an economic slowdown
Topic |   China economy

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Peking University professor He Weifang. Photo: Simon Song
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