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Opinion

China should not be allowed anywhere near the TPP

The only way Beijing enters Pacific trade deal is by watering it down to mediocrity

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Suga and Morrison should tell Beijing thanks but no thanks.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Xi Jinping does not tweet. China's president, though, just established himself as a master troll as he raises Beijing's hand to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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