Reflections by Wee Kek Koon
Asia’s puppet emperors: Khai Dinh and Puyi remembered
The Vietnamese leader Khai Dinh's tomb suggests greatness but he was a pliant colonial stooge, just as China's last emperor was on the Manchukuo throne
Having lived his whole life in the modern cities of Singapore and Hong Kong, Wee Kek Koon has an inexplicable fascination with the past. He is constantly amazed by how much he can mine from China's history for his weekly column in Post Magazine, which he has written since 2005.