Hong Kong UK offers visas to hundreds of thousands of citizens

foreign countries Security law Britain is risking the open conflict with China Status: 8:29 p.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Hong Kong protests against controversial security law After months of pro-democratic protests in Hong Kong, China has passed and enforced its controversial security law for the Special Administrative Region. The new law has turned out […]

Hong Kong UK offers visas to hundreds of thousands of citizens

foreign countries Security law Britain is risking the open conflict with China Status: 8:29 p.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Hong Kong protests against controversial security law After months of pro-democratic protests in Hong Kong, China has passed and enforced its controversial security law for the Special Administrative Region. The new law has turned out […]

Germany’s EU Presidency: The Chancellor’s pressing tasks

Dhe German EU Presidency from July 1st falls into a decisive phase for Europe: The economic consequences of the corona pandemic will be serious in many countries, an unregulated Brexit is imminent and the major construction site migration continues to tumble. The motto of the German EU Council Presidency is: “Together. Make Europe strong again. […]

Asia for beginners: Taiwan is the better China

Taiwan? Most people have to search the map for a long time before they find anything off the coast of China. “I’m going to Taiwan” is therefore not a sentence with which you get a lot of feedback. Here and there, some well-traveled travelers reply with an “I’ve been to Thailand before” – but they […]

Corona crisis in Italy: China is friend, Germany is enemy

I.More and more Italians are wondering what advantages they have from belonging to the European Union – if it does not even manage to send help in dire need. In surveys, China and Russia are at the forefront of questions about Italy’s friends – Germany, on the other hand, now has a top place among […]

Corona Crisis: Why Taiwan Aid Is Hushed Up

AEarlier this week, a million Taiwanese face masks arrived at Frankfurt Airport. However, when government spokesman Steffen Seibert and Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Adebahr were interviewed by reporters at the federal press conference, they avoided calling Taiwan by name. Instead, they thanked “other countries” for providing masks. Despite Taiwan’s apparent success in combating the corona […]

Fighting Corona: are the numbers from China fake?

AWhen the local government of Hubei announced on Tuesday that it would lift the blockade of the central Chinese province, it was sending a message to the world: We have defeated the corona virus! We have – finally! – regained control! According to the National Health Commission, there was not a single new case of […]