President Trump’s handling of this pandemic has been erratic, but not nearly as bad as his many critics say.
As the coronavirus is still spreading across neighboring Japan, Taiwan took the decision to donate two million surgical masks to the country.
Freedom of speech is more and more in danger in Spain.
The very short-lived Republic of Formosa, although a first attempt of nation building in Taiwan at the end of the 19th century, can’t serve as an example for today’s independence movement on the island.
Shortly before the turn of the 19th century, taking advantage of China’s weakness, Japan took over Taiwan for 50 years.
Resentments against the central government are strong in some parts of Spain, even in these difficult times.
The Soviets winning the battle at the Seelow Heights cleared the way to the conquest of Berlin.
Censorship or at least the limitation of free speech is a growing problem in Spain.
Read a short introduction to the German city of Potsdam, destroyed shortly before the end of World War II 75 years ago on this day.
At the end, my friends didn’t come and the money for the hotel is most probably lost.