Customs is usually fast and unlike most airports in the world -- which funnel passengers for all flights through long security lines in one screening area -- Changi performs security checks at your gate. So, getting to your gate in time for your flight is much faster than at most airports
Relationships between Asian countries and the West are currently in a state of flux. However, if it is to have a hope of stopping the rise of China, the United States should instead harness its special relationship with traditional Asian allies.
China is a great nation with extraordinary potential. But it faces equally significant challenges. It will fare better in the future with a more transparent political system. Ultimately the PRC's leaders will find it ever harder to hide the most important decisions from public view.