Lim Jim Koon

Former Editor, Lianhe Zaobao; former Editor-in-Chief, SPH Chinese Media Group

Lim Jim Koon is the former editor of Lianhe Zaobao and the former editor-in-chief of Chinese Media Group, Singapore Press Holdings.

The Texas state flag is flown at half-mast, in honor of the victims of the Uvalde school shooting, outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York, US, on 31 May 2022. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

Competition between democracy and autocracy a political fallacy

The US has defined major global events such as the war in Ukraine and its competition with China under the ideological framework of a fight between democracy and autocracy. But is the 21st century world just black and white? Lim Jim Koon, former editor-in-chief of Chinese Media Group, SPH Media, suggests that before we criticise others and demand them to change, maybe we should start by examining ourselves.