Lui Tuck Yew (fourth from left) with Singapore MRT commuters. Photo: Facebook

What Singapore’s new ambassador Lui Tuck Yew means for China

  • City state is sending a message to the Asian giant that it means business in boosting the bilateral relationship, experts say
  • Appointment of a politician of Lui’s stature will go down well with Chinese officials as Beijing navigates the challenges of China’s rise
Topic |   Singapore

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Lui Tuck Yew (fourth from left) with Singapore MRT commuters. Photo: Facebook
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US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad. Photo: AP

American ambassador Terry Branstad defends new rules for Chinese diplomats

  • Washington’s envoy says complaints that new regulations violate Vienna convention are ‘outrageous’ and adds that American diplomats face far greater restrictions in China
  • US considers bringing in laws to force those working for ‘party-controlled entities’ to register as foreign agents
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad. Photo: AP
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