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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...

Historic China-Taiwan summit in Singapore five years ago

After China and Taiwan had considered the possibility of first-time talks between their leaders in early 2014, then Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou and his...

Last kamikaze mission during World War II

The desperate Japanese suicide missions flown during the last stage of World War II in the Pacific, carried out by what was officially known...

How in Taiwan “barbarians” became “indigenous people”

Taiwan’s non-Chinese inhabitants had to wait for a long time to finally be able to use the name they prefer for themselves.

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.

Another ruling imposed from above in Taiwan

A clear majority of Taiwanese isn’t in favor of a recent constitutional interpretation about adultery.

70 years ago, Mexican president suggested language cooperation

In 1950, Mexican president Miguel Alemán laid the foundation stone for language cooperation in the Spanish-speaking world.

Papal apology for the Inquisition 20 years ago

In March 2000, Pope John Paul II issued a historic apology for the Inquisition in the name of the Catholic Church.

Buffalo Town, Taipei’s legendary apartheid disco

During my first night in Taipei I ended up in a disco called Buffalo Town, which in many ways was a quite special place.

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