The German economy became more dependent on China in the first half of 2022, with direct investment and its trade deficit reaching new heights, despite political pressure on Berlin to pivot away from Beijing, according to research seen by Reuters.
Bangladesh is closely following the developments in the Taiwan Strait and urged all parties concerned to exercise utmost restraint and refrain from any actions that may aggravate tension and undermine peace and stability in the region and beyond.
China on Wednesday (Aug 3) continued to voice its anger at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan calling the move "dangerous and stupid" as it announced new economic measures and other sanctions against the island.
A United Nations Weibo post on the World Health Organization chief's comments that China's zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy is not sustainable was removed from the Chinese social media platform on Wednesday morning shortly after being published
Aminul Karim rightly believes that China's race for dominance will continue unabated. He also believes that in spite of that, a kind of Asian peace "should prevail". No one will contest this idea, but whether it will prevail depends to a large extent on the behaviour of the protagonists.