Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) walks with China's President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 23, 2019.   / AFP / POOL / Noel CELIS
Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, right, and Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing during their summit this week. If China seeks to lead Asia ratherShow more

China has finally shed its inhibitions – now it should lead Asia