Residential and commercial buildings in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong can solve socio-economic problems, like Singapore did: ex-diplomat Kishore Mahbubani

  • Socio-economic inequality in the last 30 years has fuelled the protests, says Mahbubani
  • The ex-Singapore diplomat also addressed criticism that he was too soft on China
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Residential and commercial buildings in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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Kishore Mahbubani

US using trade war to stop China overtaking it: ex-Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani

  • Kishore Mahbubani says the US could have solved its trade dispute with China if it wanted to, but it is now a ‘geopolitical contest’
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative was a ‘pre-emptive strike’ against the US and current world order
Topic |   US-China relations

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