Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW
Search ResultsShowing 1 - 10 of 12 results for "The Art of War"
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
... 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 of tariffs on goods imported ...
Chief economist update: Trump tweets bull market back into China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
... sure, until a deal is ultimately signed. This makes me think that Trump has studied Sun Tzu's preaching in the "The Art of War" more than China has. "The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent."
Chief economist update: Let's talk about oil baby
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
... 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 US President Trump ...
Chief economist update: Japan's other war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 APR 2018
... 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) ...
PBOC to QE?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2015
"He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot will be victorious." - Lao Tzu, 'The Art of War' That "when" to fight must be nigh. Rumour has it that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) is preparing its own QE programme - prompted by the PBOC's recent ...
Humanitarian you, humanitarian me too
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 AUG 2014
... 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 again, Sun Tzu penned this ...
US/EU v Russia's lose-lose is China's win-win
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 AUG 2014
... 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 victorious."
Wen Confucius meets Sun Tzu
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
... 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".
PAGE:
1
PREVIOUS
NEXT