BRICS to admit six new countries to bloc in 2024 in bid to expand influence

On 25 August 2023, I was interviewed by the Strait Times regarding China’s intention to expand BRICS. Diplomatically, China does not seek to form an alliance – this has been the policy since the founding of the PRC and is likely to remain unchanged. But China is indeed looking for more supporters in the internationalContinue reading “BRICS to admit six new countries to bloc in 2024 in bid to expand influence”

Experts react to AUKUS

On 15 March 2023, I was interviewed by AFP regarding my views on China’s perspective of the newest AUKUS deal. China is speeding up its development of military capabilities does not really just target Aukus. It is like a broader picture as to respond to the intense security environment in East Asia, for example, theContinue reading “Experts react to AUKUS”