Singapore’s government heavyweight Tharman Shanmugaratnam during a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in 2014. File photo: AFP
Singapore’s government heavyweight Tharman Shanmugaratnam during a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in 2014. File photo: AFP
Singapore

US, other major nations, should give China bigger role in multilateral system: Singapore’s Tharman

  • Senior minister calls for reset in US-China ties to one characterised by interdependence, collaboration in shared interests such as climate change
  • If ties between both continue to fray and decouple, ‘that will lead to a more dangerous world for both the US and China’, he says

Singapore’s government heavyweight Tharman Shanmugaratnam during a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in 2014. File photo: AFP
Singapore’s government heavyweight Tharman Shanmugaratnam during a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in 2014. File photo: AFP

Corrected [12:27am, 23 Sep, 2022]

  • [12:27am, 23 Sep, 2022]

    This article has been updated to correct the quote in paragraph 12.

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