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Winter Games are chance to thaw icy relationship
AFTER 14 YEARS, Beijing is playing host to the Olympic Games again. While most Olympic cities in the world suffered staggering financial losses, or were plagued by bribery and other charges, China has spared no effort in demonstrating to the world its heart-warming hospitality, distinctive culture, and extraordinary capability for organizing huge events. At…
Democracy. . . but for whom?
Henry Ho rebuts an editorial in the Economist on democracy in Hong Kong I REFER TO THE article “Pliant patriots” in the Leaders Section of The Economist on Jan 8-14 2022. It argued that the newly sworn-in legislature in Hong Kong is a “mockery of democracy”. While no popular elections were introduced by the…