SINGAPORE (Jan 21): The rivalry between the US and China is complicating the lives of companies and countries that would prefer to stay on the good side of both superpowers. Those caught in the crossfire range from US airlines, which were threatened last year if they did not indicate on their websites that Taiwan is part of China, to Canada, which ran afoul of the Chinese when it detained a prominent Chinese tech executive at the US’ request.

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