China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo
China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

China’s place in a post-Trump world order is about relationships and good timing

  • Four years ago, in a sign of things to come, Beijing’s relations with the incoming US administration started on the wrong foot
  • This time round, Beijing is looking at ties with its Asian neighbours before managing China’s relationship with a Biden administration

China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo
China looks to be mending fences close to home – including with Japan with which it is contesting the pictured Daiyou/Senkaku islands – amid expectations that US president-elect Joe Biden will try to rebuild old American relationships. Photo: Kyodo
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.