The death of a Chinese doctor who was silenced by the police for being one of the first to warn about the coronavirus set off an outpouring of grief and anger on social media. The New York Times interviewed him last week.
Pyongyang has neither the resources nor the administrative culture – transparency, empiricism divorced from ideology, technocracy – to respond to a genuine epidemic. Sustained foreign assistance and, failing that, brutal repression would almost certainly be necessary to prevent a local plague.
Fast & Furious veteran Sung Kang says he’s feeling “emotional” about returning as Han for the ninth film in the main franchise.
The first trailer for Fast & Furious 9 was released on Friday (watch it above), and while there were a bevy of action scenes and set-pieces to behold and salivate over, undoubtedly the biggest revelation from the footage was the return of Sung Kang’s Han Lue. … Continues