Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

China walks fine line between stoking nationalism and seeking global engagement

  • A proposal by an official to cut English lessons in schools has been seen as another sign of rising nationalism spurred by mounting tensions with the West
  • As Beijing embarks on a strategy to boost its domestic market and tech exports, it must be careful not to let nationalist sentiment get in the way of its plans