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Australia in China's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
"Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm" - Sun Tzu, The Art of War It would be surprising and un-Chinese for China not to heed the prescriptions of one of its famous son, Sun Tzu - a military ...
Chief economist update: Look out below
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
"If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War China's just implemented one of its greatest son's prescriptions and, for sure and for certain, it's gonna irritate Trump. Financial markets were shell-shocked ...
Chief economist update: A tariff for a tariff
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
... temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War Trump must be fuming and scratching his golden hair. Not that China retaliated for his lifting ...
Chief economist update: Trump tweets bull market back into China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
Two tweets from the US President (only because it couldn't fit in one) were all it took to send China's stocks soaring and turn its market technically from a bear to a bull. China's Shanghai Composite Index spiked 5.6% yesterday after US ...
Chief economist update: Let's talk about oil baby
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
... and strengthening intellectual property protection, among others. All I can say is hail to the king! Xi must be taking Sun Tzu's (The Art of War) advice: "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." This seemed to have worked with ...
Chief economist update: Japan's other war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 APR 2018
"Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." This dictum is attributed to a list of known knowns such as Sun Tzu ("The Art of War"), Machiavelli (known as the father of modern political science) or "Michael Corleone" (of the Godfather film trilogy) ...
Humanitarian you, humanitarian me too
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 AUG 2014
... up? Me, myself and I think it's still a long bow. For the sake of the global economy, I sincerely hope I'm wrong for as Sun Tzu -- master of "The Art of War" - wrote, "There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare." Indeed! Then ...
US/EU v Russia's lose-lose is China's win-win
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 AUG 2014
... http://www.wantchinatimes.com/ . Is this the reason behind China's continued silence? Could China be applying one of the precepts of its own son, Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War'? "He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victori ...
Punishing Putin
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAR 2014
... escalate. The hope is that cooler heads would prevail and that Putin would be given an avenue to graciously back out. As Sun Tzu's 'Art of War' prescribes, "When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard." ... ...
Wen Confucius meets Sun Tzu
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
... currency manipulator if he is elected to the presidency. Shows that PM Wen also learns from another of his great ancestor, Sun Tzu, whose "The Art of War" advises that, "Indirect tactics, efficiently applied, are inexhaustible as heaven and earth".
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