China and Chinese. Can’t help admire their focus on excelling in every sport. EVERY! Last week when Sherpa Kami Rita made a world record in summit Everest 22 times, he was with Chinese climbers. Wang Qiang has been rising over the years. Out there in distance running, Chinese runners are busy training year round in [...]

The proverbial India – China comparison

There is this obsession with Indians about Chinese cities, their outrageously large engineering projects, their ventures in Africa, the Chinese people and other things Chinese. Especially in my neighbourhood which is a rather insignificant south Indian town where a private university (happens to be my alma mater too) has been admitting hundreds of Chinese students in its [...]