Jeffrey Sachs says he has no regrets about the comments he made about Huawei but is pleased he left Twitter. Photo: EPA-EFE

Huawei Twitter comments defended by economist Jeffrey Sachs, says Donald Trump ‘still wrong’

  • Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs says he has no regrets about his comments defending Chinese executive Meng Wanzhou
  • Washington’s policy on technology giant remains ‘misguided’, he says
Topic |   Huawei

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Jeffrey Sachs says he has no regrets about the comments he made about Huawei but is pleased he left Twitter. Photo: EPA-EFE
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The last plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, which will this year be attended by around 400 delegates including top leaders, local governors and military top brass, took place in February 2019. Illustration: Henry Wong

China has a chance to kick-start its economic reforms, but will Xi Jinping push ahead at key meeting?

  • China’s Communist Party elite convene this week to discuss ‘modernisation’ of state governance at the fourth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee
  • Momentum for deregulation and market opening up is building after growth slowed to record low, but Xi Jinping seen unlikely to give up control of the economy
Topic |   China economy

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The last plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, which will this year be attended by around 400 delegates including top leaders, local governors and military top brass, took place in February 2019. Illustration: Henry Wong
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