Newsletter ⮞ October 19, 2021
Yves Tiberghien

What Is the Future of U.S.-China Relations?

At our Challenge of Change Forum last week, we hosted Yves Tiberghien, Professor, Department of Political Science, at the University of British Columbia. He spoke about Asia and the challenges and opportunities in the region, and he sat down with us to answer our questions about China, the U.S., and the future of the relationship.
Highlights of our discussion
Evergrande Group

China breaks silence on Evergrande, says risks controllable

China’s central bank broke its silence on the debt crisis at China Evergrande Group, saying risks to the financial system stemming from the developer’s struggles are “controllable” and unlikely to spread. Authorities and local governments are resolving the situation based on “market-oriented and rule-of-law principles,” People’s Bank of China official Zou Lan said at a news briefing on Friday.
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The Decibel

The two Michaels: Where do Canada-China relations go from here?

After spending more than a 1,000 days in Chinese detention, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arrived back in Canada on Saturday. Just hours earlier, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Vancouver’s airport in 2018 on charges related to violating U.S. sanctions, returned to China after a deal was reached with U.S. prosecutors. These events signal a swift and dramatic end to what has been a tumultuous time for Canada and China’s relationship.
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LinkedIn China

LinkedIn gives up on Chinese social media dream

LinkedIn, which since 2014 has represented the largest social media portal through Beijing’s Great Firewall, has decided to close down its localized China version. Increased censorship pressure, compliance costs for new laws, local competition, and bad PR outside of China may have all contributed to the move.
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Monday Minute

UP NEXT on the Monday Minute Chat Series

» How Asset Owners Can Become Data-Centric Investors (October 25)
» Where Does China Fit in a Pension Portfolio? (November 8)
» Navigating Emerging Markets in a Low-yield World (November 15)

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