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Borrell describes China as a "systemic rival"
© OLIVIER HOSLET EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell described China as a "systemic rival" and called on the European Union to be united with Beijing. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell described China as a "systemic rival" and called on the European Union to be united with Beijing. Borrell wrote in a guest post in several European newspapers that it was "never easy for the EU to find a way to deal with a superpower." China is no exception.
Arte is offering the documentary series How white metal has shaped the world this evening. A fascinating story that teaches us a lot about the history of China.
"We tend to consider that it is Europe which favored the development of the trade in money with China, when in fact, it is China which gave the impetus" , says Ashleigh Dean, Professor of History at Gordon State College (Georgia, United States). Thus, in the second half of the 16th century, the Emperor of China decided that his subjects would now pay their taxes in money. Earlier, Spain began operating silver mines in the New World.
Happy End (Arte): should we watch Michael Haneke's film with Isabelle Huppert?
© Films of the Losange Happy End (Arte): should we watch Michael Haneke's film with Isabelle Huppert? Tonight, Arte is showing the film Happy End with Isabelle Huppert. Presented at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Michael Haneke's feature film had divided critics. Our opinion. A regular at the Cannes Film Festival, Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke , twice awarded the Palme d'Or ( The white ribbon in 2009 and Amour in 2012), returned to competition in 2017 with Happy End .
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Two facts that will encourage the two countries to come closer, as evidenced in 1570, Martín Enríquez de Almanza, viceroy of New Spain: "He There is nothing that you can export to China that they do not already have. The only way to trade with the Chinese is to sell them money. "Trade is done in Manila , in the Philippines, which has become one of the main world hubs for the precious white metal. Later, the Middle Kingdom will be supplied with tea, sold to the British ...
How white metal has shaped the world: Saturday May 30 at 8:55 p.m. on arte
Gone with the Wind: Did HBO Max Really Remove the Film from the Racism Platform? .
Many Internet users were moved by the removal of the film from the HBO Max catalog. © DR Many Internet users were moved by the removal of the film from the HBO Max catalog. A cult but problematic film: Tuesday June 9, the American platform HBO Max announced the withdrawal of Gone with the Wind from its film catalog. A decision that follows numerous protests in the United States since the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American who was suffocated during a police check.