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The forgotten Indian mutiny of 1946

A short, but critical event that hastened the end of British colonial rule on the Indian subcontinent took place on February 18th, 1946: the...

Spanish YouTuber insulted and threatened for moving to Andorra

Rubén Doblas Gundersen (born 1990), better known by his pseudonym El Rubius, is a Spanish-Norwegian YouTube personality, whose channel primarily consists of gameplay and...

Impressions from Taiwan in the 1970s

Today I watched a short documentary about Taiwan from the 1970s with a quite charming selection of what could be called Asian elevator music,...

Temporarily, Russia’s sport can feel Taiwan’s pain

On December 9th, 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal handed Russia a four-year ban from all major sporting events after the nation...

Shiba Gorō, the Japanese hero of the Boxer Rebellion in China

Japanese General Shiba Gorō, who played a significant role during the 1900 xenophobic Boxer Rebellion in China, died on December 13th, 1945 in war-ravaged...

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, New Zealand...

The controversy about Retrocession Day on October 25th, 1945

After the First Sino-Japanese War in 1894/95, by signing the Treaty of Shimonoseki on April 17th, 1895, China was originally forced to concede Taiwan...

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 the successor...

Wansei Back, a movie about Japanese born in Taiwan

After the First Sino-Japanese War in 1894/95, by signing the Treaty of Shimonoseki on April 17th, 1895, China was forced to concede Taiwan to...

Celebrating outstanding writer Eileen Chang’s 100th birthday

Widely considered the best Chinese writer of her generation, essayist and novelist Chang Ai-ling, originally named Chang Yang and better known as Eileen Chang,...

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