Assistant Professor in Philosophy, HKU and Rhodes Scholar
Apr 22, 2022
The continuing attacks on Ukraine should be a point where global leaders should be able to align on creating a solution - but outside of a vacuum, tense relations and posturing are getting in the way.
Mar 23, 2022
China’s close strategic ties to Russia make it hard to come out in full-throated condemnation of the violence in Ukraine along with much of the world. Yet there are actionable methods that China can use to try and help save lives of innocent citizens.
Mar 04, 2022
Sporting events are often framed as apolitical platforms to celebrate healthy competition and camaraderie. Though true to some extent, nothing exists within a vacuum - and events like the Olympics should account for its the political reverberations to manage them in a positive way.
Feb 08, 2022
The RCEP is the largest free trade agreement in global history - but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be smooth sailing for China and its partners in Southeast Asia.
Jan 18, 2022
Mutual unfavourability between the populaces of China and the United States are on the rise, but a moratorium to Sino-American hostility at large cannot occur without efforts from citizens of both countries.
Dec 09, 2021
The future of Sino-American relations rests with maximising the yield of what can be changed, and minimising the relevance of what can’t be changed. The multitude of differences that the U.S. and China can’t resolve must be set aside to allow for genuine change to take place.
Nov 04, 2021
The narrative of Sino-American relations often concerns high-level interactions - yet people-to-people and other societal exchanges can reveal and repair more than official dialogue can often accomplish.
- Not Entirely a Surprise, but a Welcome One Nonetheless – On the Partial Dethawing to U.S.-China Relations
Oct 26, 2021
Escalating conflicts are not a winning proposition for the U.S. and China, and signs from recent interactions between the two may indicate that leaders on both sides want to steer the relationship toward a more stable scenario.
Oct 18, 2021
When the leaders of Europe and China speak, there will be an understanding that each side is navigating the U.S.’s opposition to the latter’s agenda.
Sep 18, 2021
The 2021 Olympics was a major milestone in a world reeling from COVID. Thousands of athletes and national representatives congregated in Tokyo to demonstrate that the tensions being traded by political leaders don’t always reflect the hearts and minds of their constituents.