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The rise and rise of Dishy Rishi

Rishi Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy and the MP from Richmond, Yorkshire, since 2015, was virtually unknown even a year ago.

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South Korea’s post-pandemic future

The republic is an interesting example of how visions for the future have driven public policy.

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To Papuans: Do not be afraid. I bring you good news

AFTER reading the 10-point “Moral Call for Justice and Truth” from 147 Catholic priests of five dioceses in Papua and West Papua, including a sharp rebuke against the Bishops Council of Indonesia (KWI) for its “reluctance” to speak out in defence of indigenous Papuans, the infamous remark of the Jewish high priest during Jesus’ crucifixion suddenly came to mind (he accused Jesus of blasphemy).

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Why American presidents matter

The zeitgeist of the world is infused by the character of the US leader. Biden will bring back the civility and generosity that the American spirit is associated with.

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Saving democracy in countries for old men

What older politicians lack in idealism they can make up for in experience and wisdom, hopefully.

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‘Bidenomics’ will be a net plus for Asia

US economic policy will be less capricious, more predictable and more multilateral.

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Fixing Bollywood, in more ways than one

A promising actor’s suicide exposes Bollywood’s underbelly and the politics over India’s wealthiest state.

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US, China and the indelicate art of insults

Strong words are being hurled at each other but there is calibration in the cursing.

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Throwing the book

For someone who hates to read, Trump has inspired many authors.

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An India in retreat has implications

Buffeted by Covid-19 and setbacks on multiple fronts, India is turning inwards, which is bad news for its South-east Asian neighbours.

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Contemplating Shinzo Abe's record

Speculation is rife about who might be Japan's next PM as the incumbent struggles doggedly to fulfil his goals in trying times.

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American nightmare, but dream come true for some

Hardly anyone is writing off the possibility of Trump’s re-election; some who have been longing for America’s self-destruction are even praying for his win on Nov 3.

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