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Shamelessly Corrupt and Incompetent Pakistan

The recent incident involving kidnapping and the subsequent killing of two Chinese citizens during June in Pakistan is...

The Only Opposition Venezuela's Government Cannot Get Rid of Is Reality

As Venezuela faces its most chaotic situation in its 216-years of history, both government and opposition prepare for...

Indian Patriotism on Display

The Supreme Court of India came up with a ruling in November 2016 that all cinema halls in India shall play the national...
Bahar Mustafa - diversity just got weird

Bahar Mustafa and hate speech

In Germany, there is little tolerance of intolerance. That may come as a surprise to some, namely those who are ignorant...
Why is German harder to learn than French?

German should be easier than French, but is it?

"French is prettier than German" Or "It's the language of love". "It's melodic, less harsh". "French is easier"....
Munich, every surfer's wet dream

Germany Surf Paradise?

The title alone is an eyebrow elevator for anyone who hasn't stepped foot in the asparagus epicentre of Europe (Germany...
Lost in a Bavarian Laundrette

Lost in a Bavarian Laundrette

I thought I had quite a good grasp of German. Until I moved to Munich, that is. I had spent months diligently copying...
The Spitz legend inspired generations

Spitz saves '72 and more

Being a child of the mid-sixties, most of my first real memories came to me in the early 1970s, with the exception of the...
Forests are the future and must be treated with the respect they deserve.

Wise and focused leaders cannot give away forests!

I saw a young boy driving a huge horse along a narrow path directing it whenever it tried to turn around. I asked myself,...
Sports Editor : Mark Lovell

A Summer of Sport

First of all, a very warm welcome to the first print edition of The Munich Times. We take a look back on an exciting Euro...
Mark Lovell discusses doping.

Lovell's Lowdown

Only a few days into the 2012 Olympics and the first cases of doping have already hit the headlines - a gymnast from...
Mark Lovell - The Munich Times Sports Editor

Lovell's Lowdown

I used to have the (dubious) pleasure of living next to Bayern Munich's training grounds. I say dubious because there is...
The evening's debaters and host at Schwabing's TamS Theater

Facebook, Twitter and Co.

I love Fridays. I really do. Not for the reasons you might assume. It's media-related - my reason. I really enjoy the...
Not to be. Bayern loses a heart breaker, Americans would say keep playing

The week in review: 14.05-20.05 A thud, a whack, a strike and a blast

What a week it was. It started out with so much promise for the inhabitants of Munich and then it just went thud. Bastian...
Church, State and Traditional Media vs Social Media

Church, State and Media Empires Get Buzzed

Social media is finding its voice and redefining the pecking order in global power institutions. Michael Comte, a...