SINGAPORE (Dec 27): This year, the international political and business scene was eventful. With characters such as US President Donald Trump dominating headlines and tweetsphere, there was no shortage of memorable one-liners. Trump took on every issue foreign and domestic. As the year drew to a close, Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, marked her full year in detention in Canada, as the company founded by her father Ren Zhengfei continues to be a prime target of the US-China trade war. Trump’s domestic political rivals, led by Nancy Pelosi, had plenty to say about this divisive commander-in-chief.

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