China to put soft power on show as ‘clash of civilisations’ debate comes back to life

//China to put soft power on show as ‘clash of civilisations’ debate comes back to life

China to put soft power on show as ‘clash of civilisations’ debate comes back to life

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to try to reassure Asia that China’s emergence will not threaten the existing world order when he opens a conference in Beijing designed to promote the country’s soft power.Xi will deliver the keynote speech on Wednesday morning at the start of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilisations, a one-day event being held alongside various cultural festivals and discussions on issues such as Asian governance.Beijing has sought to present itself as leading…

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