Unlike mainland China, where the CCP has erected barriers on the internet, Hong Kong provides freedom of speech and expression, including in cyberspace—at least for now.
No new local infections in three weeks, only four dead since the beginning of the pandemic—and all without the threat of digital dystopia or the dangerous gamble of herd immunity.
Over the extended Labor Day weekend, around 90 million people are taking trips as the world watches to see what happens after a country reopens.
There are lessons here for the hard-hit U.S., where already four times as many have died as in China. But, sadly, those lessons are limited. Other countries may benefit more.
A young mom in New Mexico tweeted some random “shower thoughts” about early signs of COVID-19 in the U.S., and wound up RTed by the leading Chinese Communist Party spokesman.
Trump described the pandemic sweeping the globe “a foreign virus,” but the Chinese are calling it an American one.
The Chinese Communist Party is desperate to get people back to work, hoping iffy algorithms tracking the population can substitute for widespread quarantines. What could go wrong?
China’s president wants to show everything is under control when, all too clearly, it is not.
The voracious insects already have ravaged parts of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. China may be next. How much more can it take?