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Chinese politics

Trump imprecise about embassies and consulates

Not everybody seems to be aware of the subtle difference between an embassy and a consulate, including US President Donald Trump.

If you close my consulate, then I close yours!

The US and China seem to be ready to engage in political warfare by mutually shutting down the other’s diplomatic missions.

Trump and Taiwan

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

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a dubious figure at the top of the WHO

The WHO, theoretically only responsible for public health worldwide, also gets heavily involved in political disputes around the globe.

The current pandemic and Taiwan’s continuing international isolation

The coronavirus outbreak highlights again Taiwan's difficult international position due to China's might.

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The ephemeral Treaty of Sèvres

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Modern Singapore celebrates its 55th birthday

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8th of August in Taiwan: Father’s Day with a Confucian touch

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