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Sleepy Joe’s premature “victory speech”

After CNN announced that he had won the recent presidential election, Joe Biden has proclaimed himself the 46th President of the United...

The Spanish Ministry of Truth

On September 15th, 2020 the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the Draft Bill of Democratic Memory that will punish those who disagree...

The planned assault of Spain’s General Council of the Judiciary

By trying to hastily reform the way appointments are made to Spain’s judicial regulatory body, the General Council of the Judiciary (Consejo...

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...

How low can the Spanish Prime Minister fall?

Responding to a question in the Spanish Senate by a member of EH Bildu, the parliamentary extension of ETA, the former Basque...

Taiwanese tourists still excluded from the EU, but not the UK

On March 9th, 1973 ideological foes Francoist Spain and Maoist China established diplomatic relations. The Spanish Embassy in Taipei, in what was...

Modern Singapore celebrates its 55th birthday

On August 9th, 2020 one of the world’ richest nations, the Asian city state of Singapore with a population of 6.2 million,...

Erdogan buries secular Turkey

The recent reactivation of the old Hagia Sophia cathedral in Istanbul as a mosque is another step away from a secular Turkish state.

Separatists and apologists of terrorism gain majority in Spain

Spain’s process of disintegration seems to gain speed after separatists obtained an absolute majority in the Basque Country.

Singapore’s long-time rulers retain power

The results of the general election in Singapore brought no real surprises, but indicated some dissatisfaction with the current government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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An epic struggle between good and evil in Spain?

The man that decisively shaped twentieth-century Spain for almost four decades, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, died peacefully on November 20th, 1975 in a...

Spain’s astonishing rise from the ashes after the civil war

After the end of the three-year-long Spanish Civil War on April 1st, 1939, reconstruction under Generalissimo Francisco Franco began quickly and virtually...

November 20th, 1975: Arias Navarro announces Franco’s death

45 years ago on November 20th, 1975, the man that had shaped Spain for almost four decades, Generalissimo Francisco Franco, died in...

Bars or clinics? Different priorities in Spain and Taiwan

Spain is well-known for its amazing number of bars, which have little in common with those in the United States. They are...

The world’s biggest free-trade deal signed virtually in Hanoi

On November 15th, 2020 Burma, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam as well as Australia, China, Japan,...
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