Although sworn enemies of Taiwan, North Korea and China involuntarily contributed to Taiwan not falling to Communism.
The Korean War was a typical Cold War struggle between East and West.
The siege of the Legation Quarter in Peking from June to August 1900 was a desperate attempt to rid China of Western colonial powers.
Her family background predestined Aung San Suu Kyi to become a political leader in her native Burma.
Since I began studying Sinology, for various policy-related reasons my heart beat for Taiwan.
For decades, the air raid on then Japanese-controlled Taipei in May 1945 was an ignored chapter of World War II in Asia.
At the beginning of the 20th century, declining Russia suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of emerging Japan.
In the 1980s, people in Taiwan were still proud of their Chinese cultural heritage. Sometimes, I mentioned places in Europe which also have an impressive history, like Cyprus.
The conquest of the Chinese island of Hainan by Mao’s communists in the spring of 1950 saw the successful use of junks against war ships.
Chiang Ching-kuo´s role in Taiwan was ambivalent, as the former head of the secret police became a pioneer of democracy.