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This is no “Golden Era” for Sino-British relations, even if the government wishes it were so

First published: Prospect 30/01/2018

Liu Xiaoming, China’s Ambassador to the UK, told the Xinhua news agency recently that the purpose is to “push forward the Golden Era for bilateral ties.” Yet that phrase “Golden Era,” invoked by David Cameron in 2015 and now deployed in peacock-like fashion by UK politicians “as we leave the European Union,” is a misnomer…Read on…