So crazy it is to feel, at least for a brilliant, beautiful while, that a 100m Olympic champion, or medallist, can come from Asia, says Rohit Brijnath.
Tokyo Olympics 2020
Covid-19 in S-E Asia
In this week's edition, get up to speed on Malaysia’s political crisis after Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was asked to quit by his allies over a royal rebuke. Also, learn about how it now costs more to die in Indonesia as undertakers profiteer even as many succumb to Covid-19 in their homes.
Each month, The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh presents an Asian perspective of the week's global talking points with expert guests.
ST will discuss how feelings of wanting to escape China's rat race still exist, and sentiments in Singapore and across Asia.