The Dispatch

A Pacific paradise, lost to China?

May 27, 2022 David Pinault 1

Americans who have heard of the Solomon Islands might think first of US Marines fighting imperial Japanese forces on Guadalcanal in 1942. Had Japan won, it would have cut off Australia and New Zealand from […]

Special Report

An Advent dinner with Cardinal Zen

January 2, 2019 David Pinault 8

Outdoors, a night of mist and drizzling rain on the slopes of Tai Ping Shan (otherwise known to Hong Kongers as Victoria Peak). But here indoors, good food, good red wine, and good conversation, and […]