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Some facts and thoughts about the UN on its 75th birthday

On October 24th, 1945, shortly after the end of World War II, the United Nations (UN) were founded in San Francisco as...

Sweet memories of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations

Taiwan, officially still called the Republic of China (ROC), celebrates its National Day on October 10th to commemorate the events which led...

Second-highest-ranking Czech official ends six-day Taiwan visit

From August 30th to September 4th, 2020 a 89-member delegation from the Czech Republic, headed by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, which...

Post-Apartheid South Africa wins Rugby World Cup

South Africa's unexpected win of the 1995 Rugby World Cup raised hopes that have not been fulfilled.

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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Oppositional TPP held its first National Convention in Taipei

The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP), the youngest opposition force on the island, held its first National Convention in Taipei on January 10th,...

One year ago, Prague and Taipei became twin cities

Prague and Peking signed a sister-city agreement on March 30th, 2016, just after Chinese President Xi Jinping had finished a two-day state...

Keye Luke, the first Chinese actor signed by Hollywood

American actor, artist and founding member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Keye Luke died of a stroke on January 12th, 1991...

Agatha Christie, Queen of Crime and Mystery

World-famous English mystery author and playwright Agatha Christie, creator of the fictional detectives Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, with more than two...

Heinrich Harrer, venturesome tutor of the young Dalai Lama

Austrian explorer mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, author and tutor of the young 14th Dalai Lama, Heinrich Harrer, died on January 7th 2006 in...
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