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When Ofcom cancels CGTN’s license to broadcast in the UK, China’s Foreign Ministry aims both barrels at the BBC. This is going to get worse: it is a metaphor for something much bigger, and the latest nail in Britain’s golden era coffin with China.
We should collaborate where we can with China when our interests are aligned, but trust relations have to work both ways, and right now China is deemed untrustworthy.
So much on Covid-19, and why I think it has become a metaphor for China’s economic development conundrum. Forceful but brittle, secretive, and controlling governance.
China-watchers are paying close attention to the structural slowdown in China’s economy and the potential risks in China’s banking system.
In which I take issue view that China clamping down on Hong Kong doesn’t matter that much economically, because it’s already a minnow. True, but not everything that counts can be counted, and Hong Kong still offers China significantly capital, clout and kudos.
The UK-Huawei controversy is not unique and not only about who owns it. It is also about key questions of which Chinese companies we want to engage with, what they are, and on what terms? No room for UK government’s political kowtowing here.