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Swedish Tax Office Skatteverket (Image from Flickr user Magnus D). TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On March 12, the tax agency in Sweden officially implemented the order ISO 3166, which will erroneously reclassify Taiwan as a "Province of China." Two weeks after the official announcement was made on Feb.
Brussels, March 10 (CNA) The Swedish-Taiwanese Parliamentarian Association (STPA) called the Swedish Tax Agency's announced name change ... Taiwan's representative office in Sweden has lodged an official protest with the Swedish government against the name change and expressed its thanks ...

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey had delivered a protest note to Sweden demanding to arrest the former leader of Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) Saleh Muslim, the CNN Turk broadcaster reported. According to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Saleh ...
China on Friday rejected a Swedish complaint that it did not allow a Swedish doctor to see a detained Swedish book publisher saying he had ... FILE PHOTO: Members from the pro-democracy Civic Party carry a portrait of Gui Minhai (L) and Lee Bo during a protest outside the Chinese Liaison Office in ...
Millions of women gathered across the world to strike, protest and party to mark International Women's Day on Thursday. Trains stopped in Spain as female ... The Swedish foreign ministry said: "Knowledge is power and Wikipedia has the potential to colour our view of the world. But there is great imbalance ...
Brussels, March 8 (CNA) Taiwan's representative office in Sweden said Thursday that it has filed an official protest with the Swedish government against its recent ... In Taiwan's letter of protest, it said the name change was not only against historical facts, but had also hurt the people of democratic Taiwan.

They have both called workers to stage two two-hour strikes to protest wage inequities between men and women. According to a Metroscopia poll, the feminist strike has the support of 82 percent of all Spaniards, who believe that there are sufficient motives for women to protest discrimination in the home ...
On Friday, February 9, hundreds took to the streets in Gothenburg, Sweden, in protest of the policies that the EU has adopted. ... In spite of severely cold winter weather, hundreds of people came to Gustaf Adolf Square to speak up against the EU for taking Swedish jobs, as well as power, away from citizens ...
The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Swedish ambassador to protest over the country's granting of citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist who is being held in Tehran and faces a death sentence. Iran's official IRNA news agency quoted ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Bowing to pressure from China, the Swedish Tax Agency on Feb. 28 changed the name of Taiwan on its website to "Province of China," drawing a swift protest from the Taiwanese government and Taiwanese netizens. In an announcement released on its website on Feb. 28, the ...
Taiwan protests against name change by Swedish agency ... In its protest, MOFA said, it called for the designation "Taiwan" to be maintained. ... The foreign ministry has directed its representative office in Sweden to tell the Swedish government that such a change is unacceptable to the government and ...
The Netherlands, Denmark, Austria and Sweden - who are known was the "frugal four" - have refused to stump up any more cash to prop up the bloc in the wake of the UK's departure. The smaller and richer members make up the group of 10 countries who contribute more in budget funds than they receive ...
On Friday, February 9, hundreds took to the streets in Gothenburg, Sweden, in protest of the policies that the EU has adopted. ... In spite of severely cold winter weather, hundreds of people came to Gustaf Adolf Square to speak up against the EU for taking Swedish jobs, as well as power, away from citizens ...
"There is no doubt that Sweden is now in a stronger position with our contacts in Iran because of this decision. We can now rightfully claim that he is a citizen and that according to the 1963 Convention on Consular Relations we are entitled to assist Djalali in all aspects," Mahmoudi told Sveriges Radio.
Nabi Saleh, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court on Tuesday for slapping and ... Another generation of Palestinians seems locked in a cycle of protests and arrests by Israel, three decades after Palestinians staged their first uprising, ...
3, 2016, file photo, protesters try to stick photos of missing booksellers, one of which shows Gui Minhai at left, during a protest outside the Liaison of the ... Beijing (AP) -- China said Monday that a Hong Kong-based Swedish man who sold gossipy books about Chinese leaders is under detention on ...
Gui was seized in January by 10 plainclothes agents while traveling by train with Swedish diplomats. Sweden said its officials were taking him to seek medical treatment. In a 20-minute appearance on Friday, Gui told reporters that officials in Sweden had "sensationalized" his case for political purposes ...

The joint Korean women's ice hockey team had its first game, a friendly match against Sweden ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics while outside ... People hold US and South Korean flags as they protest against the unified Korea female ice hockey team outside Seonhak International Ice Rink in ...
Bahnhof insisted that European privacy regulations mean that it only has to hand over information to the police if the complaint relates to a serious crime. But that went against a recommendation from the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS). Now, however, the battle to protect customer privacy has ...
It also joined calls for "immediate clarity" on the situation of the HK-based Swedish publisher, who was only this month shortlisted for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire. It has been widely reported that Gui, while accompanied by two Swedish diplomats, was snatched from a train bound for Beijing by 10 men in plain ...
Swedish anti-sexism group slams Calvin Klein for portraying Kardashians as 'sexual partners'. File photo of the Kardashian sisters and mother Kris Jenner. Photo: Matt Sayles/AP. Allegra Grevelius. news.Sweden@thelocal.com. 24 January 2018. 14:40 CET+01:00. A Swedish organization that protests ...
The Guldbagge Awards were held on Monday evening in Stockholm, and saw Swedish thriller 'The Nile Hilton Incident', starring Fares Fares, take home the ... But the biggest stir was sparked by a number of some of Sweden's biggest stars wearing black in a #MeToo protest against sexual harassment and ...
Reports from Sweden say that two members of Pussy Riot have sought asylum in the country, complaining of persecution in their home country, Russia. The pair from the protest punk group revealed the news to national broadcaster SVT, according to The Local Sweden. Lusine Djanyan and Alexei ...
Sweden has summoned the Chinese ambassador to the country to explain the latest apparent disappearance of a Hong Kong-based publisher who has Swedish citizenship. Gui Minhai - one of five booksellers who became a symbol of dissent in China when they went missing in 2015 - was snatched from ...
South African police Saturday intervened to clear protesters trashing outlets of Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz in Johannesburg over a ... up by the expelled head of the youth wing of the ruling African National Congress -- organised protests at several H&M outlets in and around Johannesburg.
"On January 12, Sweden's Charge d'Affaires Lorentzson was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry, which expressed resolute protest over the lack of adequate reaction from the Swedish authorities to the illegal actions of Swedish national Karnyushin against the Russian embassy and trade mission in Sweden," she ...
The protests late Wednesday in multiple towns appeared somewhat less violent than previous nights, as heavy security was deployed at key sites to ... Britain, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Belgium this week have warned travelers about the risks of riots with more demonstrations planned around the ...
The demonstrations began Thursday with a single protest in the eastern Iranian city of Mashhad over economic hardship, and the rate at which they spread ... Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom came under fire this week after she spoke with the national media about Sweden's "great concern and ...
Sweden has a total wolf population of around 355 animals, according to recent estimates, and authorities have previously said it should have a minimum of 300 wolves. Various organizations, including the Swedish Carnivore Association, had called for the hunt to be stopped. On the other hand, ...
"We have a government that claims to be Feminist, but at the same time does not act, when the legal system signals that women's bodies are public property," said medical student Camilla Lundgren who organized the protest. The event attracted several hundred demonstrators, reported local media, ...
But Sweden? Yet the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, headquarters of Volvo Car AB, saw the firebombing of a synagogue last week. ... In Sweden, however, the state has no legal authority to suppress peaceful protest, unless it turns into hate speech directed against a group. Then, Swedish law, like ...
Yet the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, headquarters of Volvo Car AB, saw the firebombing of a synagogue on Friday. ... allow peaceful protest and punish at least some kinds of violence mildly, Arabs and Muslims living in places like Sweden may have more freedom to protest -- and to go overboard ...
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom speaks during the United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's nuclear program at U.N. ... Members from the pro-democracy Civic Party carry a portrait of Gui Minhai (L) and Lee Bo during a protest outside the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong, ...
The protests in Houston in May 2016 were among many rallies organized by Russian operatives through facebook. While the Houston protest was anti-Islamic, as Mr. Goldman said, he failed to note that the goal in promoting the demonstration was to link Mrs. Clinton's campaign with a pro-Islamic ...
The US has nearly six times the gun homicide rate of Canada, more than seven times that of Sweden, and nearly 16 times that of Germany, according to United Nations data compiled .... That's exactly what the current protests are doing, with student survivors from Florida in particular actively participating.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the Swedish ambassador to protest over the country's granting of citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist who is being held in Tehran and faces a death sentence. Iran's official IRNA news agency quoted ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Members of the Swedish Parliament on Tuesday discussed the ongoing Turkish military offensive on Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) and demanded Sweden withdraw its ambassador from Ankara in protest of the attacks. The meeting took place in the presence of Swedish ...
An activist has staged a demonstration outside the Foreign Ministry in Sweden protesting the country's "weak" response after Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai was seized from a Beijing-bound train while being escorted by two diplomats last month. Gui was among five Hong Kong-based booksellers who ...
... crowd-funding efforts in support of the victim were started in Sweden, resulting in over 100,000 signatures and a generous donation to protest what is ... Following the acquittal of five immigrants in the Fittja gang rape case despite strong evidence, which many Swedes perceived as a travesty of justice, ...
The Embassy of Sweden in Bucharest has posted on Monday on facebook a message advertising the hat worn by former Romanian PM and European Commissioner for agriculture Dacian Ciolos at the protests against the changes to the laws on judiciary that sewed Romania on Sunday.
Yet the western Swedish city of Gothenburg, headquarters of Volvo Car AB, saw the firebombing of a synagogue on Friday. ... allow peaceful protest and punish at least some kinds of violence mildly, Arabs and Muslims living in places like Sweden may have more freedom to protest -- and to go overboard ...
The civilian protests as well as widespread opposition to the White House's Jerusalem policy changes within the European political establishment may serve to deepen the chasm between Israel and ... Pro-Palestinian protesters in Sweden chanted anti-Semitic slogans encouraging the murder of Jews.
police brought charges against at least 12 people during Sunday's protests, dubbed the Day of Rage, which took place outside the U.S. embassy in Berlin. ... It was the second anti-Jewish attack in Sweden in just two days, and took place as people gathered to protest Trump's Jerusalem announcement.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says those who called for Jews to be killed did something "totally unacceptable" during a small demonstration in southern Sweden to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Swedish media reported that ...
4:05 p.m.. Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says those who called for Jews to be killed did something "totally unacceptable" during a small demonstration in southern Sweden to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Swedish media reported ...
Protestors attend a demonstration against slavery in Libya, at Sergels torg in Stockholm, Sweden, on November 25, 2017. Fifty people were ...
People in Turkey, France, Chile, Italy, Mozambique, Sweden, Spain and other countries marched this weekend in support of the United ...
Djalali carried out disaster medicine research in Sweden and Italy before he was arrested in Tehran in April 2016 and sentenced to death for ...
... join '#MeToo' protests, alleging harassment in Swedish schools ... have joined an appeal against sexual harassment in Sweden's schools, ...
The announcement marked the first concrete action by a European Union country in protest at a political crackdown in which veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen's ... Responding to the Swedish statement, a senior official said Cambodia welcomed friendship with Sweden or other countries, but said they must ...


 

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