India and China could not coexist without spats even during the six months from April to October set aside for friendship to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties. Consider the highs and lows in August: Read more
“Welcome to the Indian rescue mission who come to China for the justice of human beings.” A young and earnest Indian doctor posed calmly in front of this banner after he arrived on an Indian medical mission in war-torn north China in 1938. Read more
IT was a cart designed to transport products, not people.
I got onto the sanlunche — three-wheel cart — against my better judgment. In the Chinese villages, the cart is cool. There was no polite way to tell the hosts I preferred to walk or hire a private taxi. Read more
No matter how long you live in China as a journalist, you may often wonder where’s the Party? Read more
Over Sunday brunch with a smart, English-speaking Chinese postgraduate, I mentioned that it looked like China has overtaken Japan as the world’s second-biggest economy. Read more