During the previous months, Japan has made some positive changes in its attitude towards China concerning the issue of the disputed islands of Senkaku/Diaoyu , in an attempt to solve territorial disputes at sea. It has been reported that Japan may accept the existence of the dispute, but it will still support that these islands… Read More Senkaku/Diaoyu : A Dangerous Game
After the demonstrators (most of them students and activists) occupied the Taiwanese Parliament on the 19th of March 2014, and protests are still going on, the government has instructed the police to restore order and clean-up the Parliament from what it described as an “unlawful” act that went against the principle of democracy. The police… Read More Taiwanese Protesters still Fight…for the Right Cause?
An alarming group of students and demonstrators recently burst into the Taiwanese parliament to protest against the China trade pact. On the evening of 19th March demonstrators occupied the Taiwanese parliament in order to stop the ruling party, the Chinese Nationalist Party (the KMT, Kuomintang of China, Zhōngguó Guómíndǎng, 中國國民黨) to further proceed with the… Read More Taiwanese Protesters Rebel Against Trade Pact with China
South Korea in the 1950’s was recently out of a brutal war with its northern neighbour and it used that opportunity to start afresh. With considerable help from the US (and later Japan) the country embarked on a new project, guided by a dictator repressing his people.