Now, it’s China’s turn to counterattack, this time against America’s economic assault. (iStock)

Trade war: China must take the bull by its horns

Now, it’s China’s turn to counterattack against America’s economic assault. Clearly, the US wants to delay or contain China’s development. The future state of affairs largely depends on China’s response. How can China respond, and how will the US react?
Erroneous assumptions of others’ pursuits and exaggeration of the good they have accomplished are common phenomena in international relations. (iStock)

Thermostats, Christmas cards, and the trade war

What do thermostats and Christmas cards have in common with the ongoing China-US trade war?
Bringing the BRI to the world. (SPH)

Why the world needs the BRI

In this first part of a series on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by Professor Gu Qingyang of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), he lays out the context of the BRI and its role in global development.
Raffles City Chongqing. The China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity will facilitate joint ventures between companies in Singapore and China. (Capitaland)

Trade war? There are always business opportunities to be found

The editorial team from the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) interviewed its president and veteran entrepreneur Roland Ng on business opportunities in a growing Chinese market. Mr Ng is the CEO and managing director of homegrown crane rental company Tat Hong.
The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge, a key infrastructure in the Greater Bay Area project. (Reuters)

Greater Bay Area: Ambitions, realities and the position of Hong Kong

The Greater Bay Area includes a total of 11 cities along the Lingding Channel of the Pearl River Delta. Hong Kong is one of them and occupied the lead role in this grand plan. Hong Kong is in unrest. Will Shenzhen replace Hong Kong?