Urs Schöttli

Urs Schöttli
Far East Correspondent, Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Swiss daily)
Tokyo
My Stories
  • Nov 06 2014, 2306

    It will be soon two years since Shinzo Abe returned to lead the Japanese government. After a rather chaotic and disappointing three years interlude with the Democratic Party of

  • Oct 26 2014, 2033

    Japan is divided into 47 administrative units called prefectures. Each of these prefectures is headed by a governor who is elected by the people

  • Oct 09 2014, 2134

    Faster than expected the demonstrations in Hong Kong have run their course without any substantial concession to the protesters. Initially there was a lot of enthusiasm amongst the

  • Sep 25 2014, 2053

    Xi Jinping the president of the People’s Republic of China holds three important positions. Apart from being the formal head of state he is secretary general

  • Sep 11 2014, 2121

    The 19th and 20th centuries were very unkind to China. Through its own faults and through imperialistic designs of several European powers and of Japan the Middle Kingdom

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