My country always seems to elicit a certain brand of commentary from the West. On one hand, they laud Singapore for its economic prowess, but such praise is often tempered by critique about the country’s supposedly unsavoury aspects: lack of democracy, lack of culture, unhealthy addiction to studying – this list goes on and it’s pretty long. 1,680 more words
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China is sneezing. Will the world catch a cold?
IT BEGAN innocently enough, with a fall in markets in China that might, at the outset at least, have been mistaken for the healthy clearing of froth from the world's frothiest stockmarket. 131 more words