Power Play Ep 3: Lovable China? How the world sees China's PR struggle 10:08 mins Synopsis: On the third Friday of every month, join Charissa Yong and Danson Cheong - ST’s US and China correspondents respectively based in Washington DC and Beijing - as they both look at various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia. They chat about the following: Chinese President Xi Jinping recently said it will be tough to build a "credible, lovable and respectable" image and how the US sees this (0:41) Who are China's wolf warriors on official Chinese social media posts? (1:46) A Pew Research Center poll shows that Singaporeans are quite the exception among Asians when it comes to positive views of China (3:55) How China missed plenty of good global PR opportunities to show it could be more generous and friendly than the US during Covid outbreak in 2020 (6:46) Why Chinese diplomats and media agencies are increasingly on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, trying to improve the country's PR image (8:24) Follow ST's Power Play articles: https://www.straitstimes.com/tags/st-power-play Produced by: Charissa Yong (firstname.lastname@example.org), Danson Cheong (email@example.com), Ernest Luis & Hadyu Rahim Edited by: Aleemah Basirah & Hadyu Rahim Subscribe to our Asian Insider Podcast channel to follow our various shows each week and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/Ju4h Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: firstname.lastname@example.org Read Charissa Yong's stories: https://www.straitstimes.com/authors/charissa-yong Read Danson Cheong's stories: https://www.straitstimes.com/authors/danson-cheong Follow Danson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dansoncj Read & subscribe to the Asian Insider newsletter: https://www.straitstimes.com/tags/asian-insider Discover Asian Insider Videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnK3VE4BKduMSOntUoS6ALNp21jMmgfBX --- Discover more ST podcast series: Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsider See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.