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Censorship Media politics

Happy 104th birthday, Dame de Havilland!

Congratulations to the most famous movie star from the Golden Age of Hollywood Cinema still alive!

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Customs and traditions Taiwanese politics

Another ruling imposed from above in Taiwan

A clear majority of Taiwanese isn’t in favor of a recent constitutional interpretation about adultery.

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European history Latin American Politics

Pan-Iberian extremists caused first terrorism victim in Spain

60 years ago, a hardly-known leftist terrorist group killed a girl in Spain and went on to hijack a Portuguese cruiser.

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Asian Politics US politics

Trump and Taiwan

Trump has articulated a stronger commitment to Taiwan than any of his predecessors since Washington recognized Peking in 1979.

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Censorship Media and entertainment Political correctness

Gone with the Wind: Hollywood’s history

Western self-proclaimed activists make irrational demands, which have now reached the movie business.

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German politics Religion

Police in Germany receives open death threats by email

After a police operation in Duisburg, Arab criminals threatened to kill all infidels who dare to enter a certain district of the city.

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Asian history Asian Politics

Aung San Suu Kyi, “The Lady” from Burma

Her family background predestined Aung San Suu Kyi to become a political leader in her native Burma.

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Personal experiences Taiwanese politics

About plastic bags and straws in Taiwan

Everything has two sides, even environmental protection!

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Asian Politics Personal experiences US politics

Black Lives Matter also surfaces in Taipei

A Black Lives Matter rally was recently held in Taipei, in which members of Taiwan’s indigenous community participated.

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Environmental politics Spanish politics

New green tax in Spain on single use packaging

Single use packaging in Spain will be taxed from next summer on.