But vaccine diplomacy has shed light on an even more fundamental truth: A hybrid cold war is underway, involving the US, China and other pivotal states.
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All China Development Bank (CDB) contracts in the sample include the termination of diplomatic relations between China and the borrowing country among the events of default.
General Min Aung Hlaing and other Tatmadaw leaders were certainly watching and taking notes when Thailand’s 2014 coup against a popularly-elected civilian democracy sustained itself into a military-dominated pseudo-democracy in 2019.
When the young Mr Li - a China-born student - first arrived in Singapore 15 years ago, he was reportedly saddled with loans of S$100,000 and only made enough money to rent a room in Braddell.
Hospital resources are coming under strain with 90.8 per cent of Osaka’s ICU in use, and constraints on medical staff numbers limiting opening up more beds.
I could not help but giggle at one of the dire predictions that there might be yet another toilet paper shortage from this shipping crisis, in a striking echo of last year’s great loo roll panic.