Illustration: Craig Stephens
Chi Wang
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Chi Wang

China has no use for democracy. It needs a strong leader like Xi Jinping right now

  • Chi Wang says China has no ideological basis for the development of a system that prizes personal freedom, nor any history with the rule of law
  • The reality is, for the People’s Republic, strong leadership makes better sense

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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India will soon surpass China to become the world’s most populous nation. Photo: Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
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Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

If Asia is tired of ‘Emperor Xi’, it must get its head around India

  • India is a misunderstood giant – an economic presence that is fast becoming a critical engine of world growth
  • But economics is just the beginning. A heavy handed China means Southeast Asia desperately needs India to play a larger role in its future

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India will soon surpass China to become the world’s most populous nation. Photo: Ceritalah
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