Category: Pandemics

Two Flaws in Western anti-COVID Strategies

As an observer from a developing country, and a former finance minister of Cambodia, I note with surprise two flaws in the strategies being planned or implemented by Western countries to counter the COVID-19...

Curfew or Confinement?

The perilous Coronavirus infection made a global appearance with a number of terms and conditions. With the sharp escalation of COVID cases worldwide and the subsequent proclamation of it as a ‘pandemic’ by the...

COVID-19 and the Cracks in the Chinese model

Recently the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged stronger financial support to businesses to protect smaller companies and labour-intensive enterprises to shore up China’s foreign trade and foreign investment amid the global economic downturn. This...

Tourism in the post-COVID-19 world

“Agar firdaus bar ru – ye zamin ast, Hamin ast o hamin ast o hamin ast” – Amir Khusro On his deathbed, the late king Jehangir, when asked about his cherished desire, is purportedly...