Penalty for wrong decisions. China has closed the US consulate in Chengdu

China has ordered the closure of the United States Consulate in Chengdu. It reacted to a similar step by the USA, which this week decided to close the Chinese consulate in Houston. The Chinese government has previously called Washington’s actions a provocation and a violation of international law. It called on the United States to […]

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. […]