Backlash after ‘official’ China Weibo post mocks India’s Covid crisis response


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'RM2.25bil toll compensation could have been avoided' © Provided by MalaysiaNow A social media post from an account linked to the Chinese Communist Party has sparked controversy for appearing to mock India over its coronavirus crisis. The post on Chinese site Weibo showed an image of a rocket taking off in China alongside a photo of corpses of Covid victims being cremated in the dark in India. Text with it read: “Lighting a fire in China VS lighting a fire in India.” The obvious insinuation being that China is increasingly modern while India remains backward. The post, which appeared on...