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Opinion: China says it wants a more fair global order for developing nations, but its true goal remains increased influence for itself

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
Although Beijing projects itself as the leader of the Third World, striving for a greater voice for the developing nations in U.S.-led global institutions, the country’s real motive is to shore up its own international stature by generating a consensus in the global South," writes Shaheli Das.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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