Power Play Ep 4: China, US and politics of the Olympics

Power Play Ep 4: China, US and politics of the Olympics

9:01 mins

Synopsis: On the third Friday of every 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 chat about the following:

1. The Olympics – a neutral or an intensely political competition? (0:35)

2. America’s plans to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 (2:39)

3. How will Beijing respond to a diplomatic boycott? (5:42)

4. What does the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games mean to China? (6:22)

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Produced by: Charissa Yong ([email protected]), Danson Cheong ([email protected]), Ernest Luis, Hadyu Rahim & Fa’izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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