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· August, 2006

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from August, 2006

Hong Kong: Chinese wikimedia conference

Last weekend (August 26-27), the Chinese wikimedia conference was held in Hong Kong. The two-day conference included a keynote address by Mr Jimmy Wales, founder and chairman of the Board...

Taiwan: How I am Learning the Lesson of Chen Shui-bian

ESWN translates an article written by Lung Yin Tai in responding to recent political mobilization agains Chen Shui-bian. The newly formed taiwan group political blog challenges Lung's opinion.

Taiwan: Chen Shui bian

Michael Turton carries on the discussion initiated by Michael Anti via ESWN's translation. He gives more political background on the recent campaign to bring down Chen Shui Bian.

Taiwan: boycotting mainstream media

Wang Chien-Ming, a Taiwan baseball player who was called up from the Yankees’ AAA affiliate, the Columbus Clippers in 2005, issued a open letter on 17 of August saying that...

Taiwan: Chen Shui Bian

ESWN translates Anti's article on A Million People Will Not Oust President Chen Shui-bian.

Taiwan: political blog

Michael Turton is inviting initiatives in setting up a group blog on Taiwan politics.

Taiwan: Yahoo! auction

Recently Taiwan Yahoo! auction announced that all users will be charged 3% of transaction fees on most of the items. Eroach comments on whether such policy has violated the monopoly...

Taiwan: soya sauce factory

Michael Turton puts up an old article about his visit to a soya sauce factory in Central Taiwan. The vivid depiction tells a lot about the history of development and...

Taiwan: diplomatic relation

Taiwan lost diplomatic relation with Chad yesterday. Sun bin feels that “Taiwanese people should celebrate for losing such an unreliable friend”.

Taiwan: reporter is dog?

An experienced woman reporter writes in China time about her memory of a sexual harassment by the former President's security guard when she was reporting. She became the focus of...

Taiwan: media and independent music

Sounds and Fury has an angry post commenting on the mainstream media's attitude towards independent music during the recent 3 days annual independent music festival. The writer links the development...

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