Sam Olsen

Sam Olsen is a Singapore-based partner at MetisAsia. Twitter: @samolsenx

A global pandemic has shown how beneficial it is to have a strong nation state

China is filling the void of retreating American influence

Political unions are not determined by economic realities

It’s Hong Kong’s middle class – not the hyper-wealthy – who may leave. But Britain may not be their preferred option.

If tracking Covid-19 requires “immunity passports” then why not as part of an ID card?