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2020/06/29 | Op-Ed

OPINION: Germany Must Stop Appeasing China

Germany must live up to its claims of moral superiority in its dealings with China.

2019/11/22 | Deutsche Welle

Artworks by Renowned German Artists Disappear in China

Art worth hundreds of millions of dollars by renowned German artists has allegedly vanished in China, German media report. A shady case, a German art expert says.

2018/03/22 | Alexander Görlach

OPINION: Lessons Taiwan Can Learn from German Transitional Justice

Students in Taiwan should focus on the period after German reunification to draw lessons on how to deal with transitional justice.

2017/10/30 | Mark Stocker

Taiwan Must Own its Global Leadership in Recycling

Taiwan is second only to Germany when it comes to recycling, but the country and its ambassadors are too humble when it comes to marketing leadership in the sector.

2017/09/29 | Alexander Görlach

German Election Losses Leave Merkel's North Korea Stance in Limbo

German Chancellor Angela Merkel previously advocated Germany take a lead role in brokering a diplomatic solution to the crisis in North Korea. But election losses for her Christian Democratic Union party have left her weakened at home, and the country's future stance on the issue in doubt.

2017/09/08 | Nevin Thompson

The Strange Case of the Japanese Plastic Surgeon Who Admires Nazis

'For the time being, Takasu, by all accounts, remains unapologetic about his statements, despite the overwhelming evidence of the Nazis’ atrocities, and despite criticism of his remarks both in Japan, and, increasingly, abroad.'

2017/07/06 | Gary Wilson

Book Review: A New History of the Holocaust

Drawing on 25 years of research, 'The Holocaust: A New History' offers a new major treatment of the Holocaust that traces events in their entirety from their origins to their horrifying conclusions. Gary Wilson praises Laurence Rees for this eminently readable account, which offers definitive insight into this appalling history.

2017/03/30 | John Gooding

The Content Control Reckoning for Tech Giants

Tech giants like Facebook and Google are facing a conundrum: How to prevent hateful and offensive content while also keeping ad revenue?

2017/01/05 | Jordan Todorov

Berlin’s Secret Cold War-Era Vineyard

This tiny, hidden vineyard planted at the birthplace of the first computer produces only 350 bottles of wine each year.

2016/12/27 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Nazi Parade Continues Decades of Ignorance; Netizens Defend Students

Taiwan's Jewish leaders say the incident is 'a cause for great concern,' while some Taiwanese are defending the students.

2016/10/30 | David Green

Germany: Taiwan Must Do More to Communicate Industrial Policy

'The need for improved communications is an important but also sensitive topic.' In a rare move from the diplomatic community in Taipei, Germany's representative in Taiwan speaks out about a muddled policy platform and lack of communication. Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs responds.

2016/10/01 | Sarawak Report

OPINION: Familiar Story for The Native Landowners of West Malaysia

Thugs and police were used to stop a protest by an indigenous group against logging in Malaysia.