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Health Politics Spanish politics

Coronavirus anecdotes from Spain

Obviously, not everybody in Spain is taking this devastating epidemic seriously.

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European Politics Taiwanese politics

EU again meddling in Taiwan’s internal affairs

The death sentence has become a political taboo in Europe, but things look different in Taiwan.

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Asian history World Politics

Remembering Chiang Kai-shek, 45 years after his death

A brief introduction to the controversial figure of Chiang Kai-shek

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Environmental politics Taiwanese politics

Taiwan’s capital Taipei, a shining pioneer in recycling policy

Started in Taipei 20 years ago, Taiwan’s recycling policy should encourage many other countries around the world.

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German history Personal experiences

What would my maternal grandmother and my only nephew actually have in common?

Old and new beliefs are actually quite similar

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Spanish politics US politics

An American officer and a Spanish doctor

Both in Europe and the US, people speaking up against their government´s handling of the coronavirus crisis are loosing their jobs.

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European history Personal experiences

Personal background and name choice

I’m neither Dutch nor am I a sailor, but in a way I identify with that legendary figure. Please read a little about the reasons for my cosmopolitan restlessness.