A screen at a Beijing restaurant shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden via video link. Photo: Reuters
A screen at a Beijing restaurant shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden via video link. Photo: Reuters

US-China talks unlikely to improve ties in the long run, says Asia Society’s Ronnie Chan Chi-chung

  • Chan said talks were unlikely to improve ties and called those interpreting dialogue as olive branches as ‘ignorant’
  • China is disadvantaged in diplomacy and public opinion, the soft-power dimensions of the US-China confrontation, he adds

Topic |   US-China relations
A screen at a Beijing restaurant shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden via video link. Photo: Reuters
A screen at a Beijing restaurant shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden via video link. Photo: Reuters
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