Li Yongning

Li Yongning

Associate professor, College of Economics and Business, Tianjin Polytechnic University

Dr Li Yongning is an associate professor at the College of Economics and Business, Tianjin Polytechnic University. He obtained his doctorate from the School of Economics & Finance, Renmin University of China, and his postdoctoral degree in finance from the People’s Bank of China. He is a financial commentator on monetary and financial policy.

In this file photo taken on 19 October 2020, US President Donald Trump dances as he leaves a rally at Tucson International Airport in Tucson, Arizona. (Mandel Ngan/AFP)

Why Trump should have two Twitter accounts

The Chinese need to do better to counter misleading tweets from US President Trump’s Twitter propaganda machine, say China academics Li Yongning and Wen Jiandong. As controversial a figure as he is, Trump commands a Twitter following of more than 80 million. Some of his questionable tweets have likely contributed to the deterioration of people-to-people relations between the US and China.