Wilson Chew

Wilson Chew completed his BSc in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a writer with a keen knowledge of Chinese history. Born and raised in Singapore, he is natively bilingual and cosmopolitan in outlook, and currently shuttles between London and Singapore.

Trouble at the Pinnacles - Part 1, China

March 06, 2013

Official belligerence conceals the varied sources of militant Chinese nationalism over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands The Japanese name for the Diaoyu Islands is Senkaku, or "Pinnacled Pavilions," which sounds far more fitting for a sitcom setting than for an international flashpoint. Yet flashpoints they are – a cluster of uninhabited islets...