China’s dicey reopening: Power Play
Published on 19 Jan, 2023

Synopsis: Every third Friday of the month, The Straits Times examines various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia.

Join Charissa Yong and Danson Cheong - ST’s US and China correspondents respectively based in Washington DC and Beijing - as they take a look at China’s messy reopening and its global implications. 

Highlights (click/tap above):

1:38 The world reacts to China’s reopening

4:10 China’s lack of transparency

6:42 How China has responded

7:33 What the Americans say about China’s abrupt reopening

Produced by: Charissa Yong (, Danson Cheong ( and Fa’izah Sani

Edited by: Fa’izah Sani

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