The Catholic Church and the Chinese government, within a 24 hour space, both finalized their leaders. The church chose and anointed Pope Francis. The party completed its leadership succession by appointing Xi Jinping as president of China, the third and last position he needed to become the new ruler of the Middle Kingdom. Read more
The day I thanked the Big Brothers of Beijing who whiteout all the naughty bits in their country’s newspapers and TV.
A decade ago, the Chinese government invited myself and some other Indian journalists to visit their country. Read more