Interviews

Forum on „The Role of NGOs in the Course of Human Civilization”

  We are proud to announce the upcoming forum on Wednesday, 30. June, 2021 focusing on the topic of „The Role of NGOs in the Course of Human Civilization”, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS.   Time: 10am – 11.30am CET Venue: Online Conference ZOOM Link:  https://zoom.us/j/98457057125   Agenda: Surfing the internet these days, one can easily find innumerable amounts of NGOs dedicating to the course of human civilization, maintaining the decency of humanity, bringing to attention the forgotten parts of the world, fighting for human rights and offering a helping hand wherever necessary. As is justified, human…


What is Happening to Sinology?

What is happening to Chinese Studies in German-speaking countries nowadays? A sharp question raised by BACOPA publisher Mr. Fehlinger, has found profound answers by Prof. Kubin. Prof. Wolfgang Kubin, renowned scholar on sinology, was born in Celle, Germany in 1945. He has been working and teaching as Senior Professor since 2011, first in Beijing and now in Shantou. A prolific translator and writer of poetry, essays and stories, too, Prof. Kubin has won many awards in China and Germany. The video is in German language.            


Forum Review on “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”

On 21. April, SINOPRESS held another online forum in cooperation with URBAN FORUM on the topic of “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”. The panelists include Mag. Marcus Schober (Austrian politician, Director of the Vienna Education Academy, Member of the Vienna State Parliament and City Council),   Prof. Dr. Georg Zanger (Well-known Austrian lawyer, President of ACBA),   Dr. Mag. Nicolas Stockhammer (Security Policy Analyst & Counterterrorism Researcher, Institute for Legal Philosophy, Vienna University)   and Mag. David Kainrath (Political scientist, Expert for the European affairs).   Mag. Bernhard Müller from URBAN FORUM   and Mag. Helena Chang from SINOPRESS…


Online Forum “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”

Dear Reader, After the first successful forum cooperation between SINOPRESS and URBAN FORUM in March on the topic of “Terror Attack, Security and Human Rights”, we are proud to announce our next forum on 21. April with the topic of “Protection of Civilians amid Terrorism Prevention”. The required ongoing anti-terrorist campaign worldwide is drawing more and more attention to the safety of the civilians in the conflicting countries or regions. The intricacy and delicacy amid terrorism prevention has been causing complications in protecting the rights and the safety of the innocent civilians. The COVID-19 pandemic is only adding insult to…


Video: Big Design of Hainan Free Trade Port

  The “Finanzen” platform in Austria published an article from SCIO concerning the press conference held on 12, April about the Hainan Free Trade Port (FTP). In this context, we’d like to share a short video with the reader about Hainan FTP here. The video talked about Hainan FTP’s system design and its concrete measures. For those who’d like to know more about this potentially huge open market, the video offers a good window into the garden of Hainan story. As is stated by the “Finanzen” reporting on the press conference, there has been an explosive growth in foreign investment over…


Forum Review on “Terror Attack, Security & Human Rights”

On March 17, 2021, SINOPRESS, together with Urban Forum, carried out an online forum concentrating on the topic of “Terror Attack, Security & Human Rights”. The honored panelists included Mag. Peter Florianschütz (Chairman of the Committee for European and International Affairs of the Vienna Municipal Council and State Parliament), Dr. Anat Hochberg-Marom (expert on global terrorism & radicalization, Israel), Dr. Georg Zanger (well-known lawyer in Vienna, President of ACBA), Prof. Franz Leidenmühler (Head of the Institute for European Law at the Johannes Kepler University Linz), Mag. Michael Weilguny (IT specialist/Manager, Vienna) and Dr. Franz Piribauer (public health expert, alma mater Harvard School…


BACOPA’s Video Presentation of Prof. Wolfgang Kubin

A series of recent short videos presented by the Austrian Book Publisher BACOPA offer the viewers great moments of the well-known German scholar as well as Chinese expert, Professor Wolfgang Kubin reading literary passages of his friends as well as his own works. Professor Kubin has always adopted a philosophical perspective to study Chinese literature and intellectual mentality, which draws curiosity and oddity in his own homeland. The interview with the publisher, Mr. Walter Fehlinger, opens the heart of the Professor as half an Austria, too. Enjoy!


China, USA, Human Rights and More

During the course of the long human history, the connotation of human rights has been going through different stages. Even in the 21stcentury, slavery, racial and sexual inequality, political and cultural bias, and even genocide still exist. How to define human rights is still an open question. In a few interviews with Mr. Albert Frantz, Dr. Georg Zanger as well as two young students from Scotland and Germany respectively, the topic of human rights in China regarding the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act and the Hongkong Human Rights and Democracy Act are discussed and explored in this video. The concept…


Game Changer: Dr. Lansky on 5G

5G is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications, with features including high data rates, latency reduction, power savings, low cost, high system capacity and large-scale device connectivity. Artificial intelligence concepts such as the Internet of Things, virtual reality and augmented reality are all crucial in a 5G environment. An example is the 5G optimized autonomous vehicle technology. There is no doubt that the future of mobile technology belongs to 5G. A 5G network that enjoys higher data rates will not only serve mobile phones, but will also become a provider of home and office networks, competing with cable Internet…


On Asset Tokenization with Mr. Frankl, LGP

  Associated with blockchain technology, tokenization has become a hot topic around the world now. There is seemingly a tendency that everything is being considered tokenized, esp.  assets with economic value such as real estate properties, luxury items, stocks, gold or fine art. What is asset tokenization? What’s the difference between tokens and cryptocurrency? What is the driver for the token market?  Does tokenization bring up potential legal issues? Is there a connection between asset tokenization and IoT? When governments try to adjust to new technologies, introducing corresponding regulatory framework, do law firms see new business chances or more of…