Wan Lik Hang

Don’t read the news

If you read my blog, you will know my views about the media.  I consider the western media, especially, to be sloppy, inaccurate, biased, and trivial.  They focus on negative news and dramatize it to...

UK China strategy

The UK’s China relationship – a strategic void? The UK’s House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee recently published a report on the Committee’s 2021-22 session.   The...

River Boatman

Our post on 25th February featured an article about the remarkable Victorian lady, Isabella Bird, who travelled alone up the Yangtse river in 1896.  We followed this with a second article about her...

EV Myths

I am grateful to a friend for giving me sight of a compelling paper compiled by the UK’s Department of Transport.  Baroness Vere of Norbiton referred the paper to the UK’s House of Lords to dispel some of the...

China News 18th October 2021

This week we publish as our single China News story, some fascinating glimpses into Chinese people’s reaction to the latest Marvel Movie.  Although not yet released in China, commentaries abound.  As usual...