SINGAPORE (Feb 5): Winning the Chinese game of Wei-chi, sometimes known as Go, depends on the control of empty space — a truly Taoist challenge. The principles can be applied to the State of the Union address by US President Donald Trump, where what was not said was as important as what was said.

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