A Chinese People's Liberation Army officer conducts a military band before the opening of the Communist Party's five-yearly congress in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Ashok K. Kantha
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Ashok K. Kantha

Opinion: China congress – a multipolar world goes out of the window

One suspects that what China seeks is not a multipolar Asia and multipolar world, but a hierarchical order where China ‘restores’ its primacy, first in Asia and eventually, the world

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A Chinese People's Liberation Army officer conducts a military band before the opening of the Communist Party's five-yearly congress in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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