Old ties

“When Wang Qishan stepped down as vice premier, he told his American counterparts that if they removed their neckties, ipso facto, that made the meeting unofficial and he would be delighted to see them as an old friend”


Daniel Russel

Daniel Russel discusses China’s former anti-graft tsar Wang Qishan with the Wall Street Journal. Russel, who was Barack Obama’s Asia advisor, believes Wang could take a lead role managing Sino-US relations if, as is now speculated, he is named vice-president of China.

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