US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP
Bhavan Jaipragas
Opinion

Opinion

Bhavan Jaipragas

Trump or Biden, whoever wins the US election must look beyond China rivalry

  • For too long, the bruising approach towards Beijing has dominated Washington’s approach to Asia
  • There are an abundance of issues that would benefit from the next president’s attention, not least of which is the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar

US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump (left) and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden during the final presidential debate on October 22. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.