GT Podcast with Mulan: Hangzhou ready for Asian Games; UNGA seeks unity amid turbulence
Published: Sep 22, 2023 04:49 PM
GT Podcast with Mulan

Welcome to another episode of the GT Podcast with Mulan – a one-stop shop for the Global Times’ take on top China and global news.

In today’s podcast:
After a one-year delay due to the pandemic, the 19th Asian Games are set to kick off in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province – which will offer a window into China’s high-quality development.
At the United Nations General Assembly, countries of the Global South are focused more on development and climate change, while the US-led West appeared to try to use the multilateral platform to create division.
US officials and media have launched what appears to be a smear campaign against China’s economy; however, a close look at the three growth drivers shows a steady recovery.
As the US-UK-Australia security alliance – AUKUS turns two, an Australian scholar said there might a lesson for Australian to draw: Be careful of US’ “carrots.”