May.17 — Jane Golley, director of the Australian Centre on China in the World at Australian National University, discusses the rising tensions between the two countries. After Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government last month initiated calls for an independent probe into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, Beijing responded by claiming Australia was doing U.S. President Donald Trump’s bidding. Golley speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
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