Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Will Macau casinos be targeted in US-China trade war? The odds are shortening for Sheldon Adelson, Trump’s ‘Patron-in-Chief’

  • American casino licences may be brought into play as trade tensions worsen
  • Even if they are not revoked, there are other ways Beijing can squeeze them

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Tokyo where he announced his support for Chinese tech firm Huawei. Photo: AFP
Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman
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Asian Angle by Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman

Mahathir is not bowing to China on Huawei. He’s standing up to US bully: Malaysian minister Syed Saddiq

  • The land of the free has its own track record for espionage – just ask Facebook, Cambridge Analytica or the National Security Agency
  • The days of developing countries pandering to Western powers are ebbing away and Malaysia is at the vanguard

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Tokyo where he announced his support for Chinese tech firm Huawei. Photo: AFP
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