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· July, 2006

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from July, 2006

Taiwan: corruption

FLD from China Times wonders how president Chen Shui-bian would response to the recent accounting department report on the president house national secret expenses (zh). The report was released yesterday:...

Taiwan: student in hunger strike

A student Li Wen-zhen has been sitting at CKS memorial Hall for more than a month to protest against Taiwan president Chen Shui-bian's suspected corruption. Six days ago, he started...

Taiwan: ghost month

July in the Chinese Lunar Calendar is the ghost month. In Taiwan, municipalities are searching for ways to reduce the air pollution from thousands of people burning ghost money at...

Taiwan: human trafficking

David discusses about the US State Department downgraded Taiwan to its “tier two” watch list in its latest Trafficking in Persons Report in jujuflop. He hopes that the report can...

Taiwan: Girl shaving hair for saving her father

A Taiwanese girl created a blog and annouced that her action in shaving her hair and silent protest on her blog in order to save her father from injustice trial...

China: Taste in reading

jxhill disusses the difference in the taste in reading among mainland Chinese, Honghongese and Taiwanese. Taiwan is most diversified among the three; Hong Kong is too commercialized; while mainland China...

Belarus: “Cultural Exchange” With Taiwan

LJ user oldmah has asked (BEL) his online friend from Taiwan to write the words “Belarus” and “Zhyve Belarus” in Chinese script. (The latter means “Long live Belarus” and was...

Hong Kong: July 1

A citizen reporter from Taiwan blogs about his experience on the July 1st demonstration this year in InMediaHK. The writer has joined the July 1st rally for three years hoping...

Taiwan: conservation of Hansen disease hospital

Yang in Esouth blog reflects upon a rally to conserve a Hansen disease hospital from being demolished and replaced by a giant metro train factory. The issue has unveiled a...

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