ASSOCIATE EDITOR CAMILLE BRYAN WRITES — Savannah, a small town in Tennessee, along with the rest of the United States, has had a recent surge in coronavirus cases in the past weeks, up to 238 since July 23. The day Wuhan ended its lockdown that number was 2. The residents…Full Article CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: BETTER LATE THAN NEVER?
EXCERPTED FROM THE ‘BUSINESS INSIDER’ — Medical workers in Wuhan, China, removed their masks after the city closed the last temporary hospital, which was panic-built to accommodate the overflow patients from the coronavirus outbreak. The viral video, which has been viewed more than three million times, showed a number of workers…Full Article WUHAN: THE HEROIC MEDICAL WORKERS OF A BESIEGED BUT NOW HAPPILY EMPTY HOSPITAL
RASHID AL-ARMELI WRITES—Wuhan, the capital of the province of Hubei in China, has definitely attracted close attention worldwide for a reason other than the level of its industrial development, its historical significance, or cultural appeal. The new coronavirus, which is thought to be initially transmitted from wild animals sold at…Full Article CHINA: THE GREAT ESCAPE – WUHAN TO TOKYO
Asia Media International Editor’s Note: The following Blog from inside mainland China appears courtesy of chublicopinion.com; it is currently the best insider narrative of what really happened in Wuhan that we have seen as of Tuesday 4 February 2020. For most Chinese people watching the unfolding of Wuhan’s coronavirus emergency, the…Full Article WUHAN SYNDROME: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE CORONAVIRUS DOCTOR WHO WOULD NOT BE SILENCED
ZHI JIAO DANIELLE GOH WRITES – China began rolling out 5G (fifth generation wireless technology) services in 50 cities at the end of 2019, so people assumed that information could be spread rapidly and that people would be more connected. The current Coronavirus outbreak proves otherwise. Technology certainly has been…Full Article CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: ‘AN ARMY PUFFED UP WITH PRIDE IS BOUND TO LOSE’
FASSA SAR WRITES – A Chinese museum pulled an exhibit that overtly compares African tribespeople to animals. This exhibit went viral after a video posted on instagram showed expressions of Chinese art lovers admiring photographs of African people next to lions, apes, cheetahs and countless other “wild” safari animals. The…Full Article CHINA: IGNORANT, OUTRAGEOUS EXHIBIT COMPARES AFRICAN ANIMALS TO PEOPLE
MIA MARTIN WRITES – A picture is worth a thousand words. For modern Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi, those thousand words represented two major political issues: poverty and inequality.Full Article ART FEATURE: Zeng Fanzhi Reimagines Economic Progress