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Disgraced former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian turns 70

Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian was born on October 12th, 1950 into a poor farming family in Tainan County in southern Taiwan....

The armistice between Italy and France in June 1940

After just three days of actual war, Italy and France signed an armistice in June 1940.

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.

Catholics and the Vatican in Taiwan

Christians are a tiny minority in Taiwan, but Catholics are well-represented by the Vatican.

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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...

The sunset in Valencia and the city’s decay

I live near the beach and still try to go there every late afternoon for a short swim in the Mediterranean. The...

European barbarianism in China: ruining the Old Summer Palace

The Second Opium War (October 8th, 1856-October 24th, 1860) was successfully fought by the British and the French Empire against Imperial China...

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...

Debunking some separatist myths about Catalonia

Separatist leader Lluís Companys (born 1882) was first sentenced to 30 years in prison on June 6th, 1935 for staging a coup...
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