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First and Third World administration

In my humble opinion, a modern State is also defined by an effective administration that takes its citizens and their issues seriously....

A day like a rollercoaster

Today I regained my computer and lost a friend.

Anecdotes of and reflections on the 14th of July

The 14th of July is relatively relevant for my family’s history, and it’s also the French National Day.

Why I won’t stay in Spain

After two years in Valencia, a city to which I always felt attached while being far away, I’m ready to go back to Taiwan.

Why I like Danes

Read some facts, anecdotes and very personal views about the author’s favorite neighboring country Denmark.

Running out of gas!

It’s very unpleasant to deal with gas, water and electricity companies in Valencia. Here’s the gas story!

Personal coronavirus anecdotes from Valencia

With the strictest confinement measures slowly coming to an end in Spain, I would like to share a few personal experiences that I had during these odd last six weeks.

A Fallas visit ruined by the coronavirus

At the end, my friends didn't come and the money for the hotel is most probably lost.

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160 years ago, the road to Peking was opened up by force

The Battle of Baliqiao between Anglo-French and Chinese forces on the morning of September 21st, 1860 was the culmination of the Second...

Sigmund Jähn, Germany’s communist cosmonaut

Sigmund Jähn, the first German in space, died at his home in Strausberg outside of Berlin on September 21st, 2019. He was...

Spanish government presents its version of civil war history

On September 15th, 2020 the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the Draft Bill of Democratic Memory that will repeal the controversial, very...

Farewell to the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission

Under the current Constitution of the Republic of China (ROC, still Taiwan’s official name), approved in Nanking in 1947, Tibet and Mongolia...

Bashar al-Assad, a well-educated autocrat

Bashar al-Assad, the second son of former Syrian ruler Hafez al-Assad (1930-2000) and his wife Anisa Makhlouf (1930-2016), who took over the...
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