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Paradise city

Shangri-La: an earthly paradise, a Tibetan concept of utopia. Shangri-La Dialogue: an earthly para-diplomatic conference, a Singaporean concept of influence. That’s right. Not content with sending some of its army of correspondents to the Venice Biennale this weekend, where the … Continue reading

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Ghost like Osama

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye. Osama bin Laden has departed from the Earth. He was killed yesterday in a US operation in Pakistan. But we already know all this. The airwaves and tellywaves are already packed with pundits declaring … Continue reading

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