Urs Schoettli
Far East Correspondent, Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Swiss daily)
Tokyo
My Stories
Dragon Days are here This is a very crucial year for the People’s Republic of China. In autumn the Communist Party of China (CPC) will hold its 19th national party congress.
Bridge or wall? On May 9, the voters of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) were called to vote on a new president.
On the brink, indeed Once again the Korean Peninsula is on the brink of war. The Korean War that had broken out in 1950 ended on July 23, 1953 with an Armistice Agreement.
The Chinese whispers A few days before Donald J Trump was sworn in as the new president of the United States of America, Chinese president Xi Jinping used the annual Davos meeting to portray himself and his country as the
Taiwan, Trump & future In two years’ time China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic. After a protracted and very bloody civil war Mao Zedong could finally declare victory.