For 18 months now, doctors have stood at the wall against Covid and told us, “you will not die under my watch”. Many succumbed themselves. That’s why this Doctors’ Day is extra special. It’s time to thank our gallant soldiers in white coats, wish them more success against the virus.
Chinese Communist Party celebrates 100 yrs. But it has come at a heavy price
The Communist Party of China’s 100th anniversary is a remarkable political achievement. It reached its goal of a “moderately prosperous society”. But success has come at a heavy price: Authoritarianism, capitalist dilution, corruption, human rights abuses, and Xi’s iron fist now, especially for China’s neighbours. A new hegemon has risen.