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· October, 2006

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from October, 2006

Hong Kong: “zero-charge” tours

The “zero-charge” tours scandal is a distinctive “free-meal” feature in Chinese capitalist society. It happens in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, targeting at Mainland China tourists. How does this “zero-charge”...

Taiwan: mobile coffee

Funck Chen at CCB.2.0 blogs about the cultural history of mobile coffee house. The first coffee car appeared in 1999, and now becomes a national landscape and the drivers of...

Taiwan: Taipei Mayoral election

Michael Turton blogs about the coming Taipei Mayoral election, which reflects on the political effects of the anti-president campaign.

China: nokia ivory cell-phone

Insertia from Taiwan calls for a boycott on Nokia's cell-phone: I Can't believe it. When most countries in the world forbid ivory trade, Nokia sell ivroy mobil phone in China,...

Taiwan: Teresa Shih's Open Letter to Her Father

Shih Ming-de is the leader in the anti president campaign in Taiwan, ESWN translates an open letter from his daughter on her expectation of her father.

Northeast Asia: Nuclear test

Sun bin blogs the google map on the North Korea Nuclear test and summarizes the test information. In South Korea, there were much discussions in the blogsphere (although I can...

China: Fifty-three things you may not know

As if learning Chinese wasn't hard enough, did you know that all bloggers in China are security encryption experts? ‘An effective way to visit Wikipedia’ [zh]—which is blocked in China—from...

Taiwan: Global Voices in Chinese Podcasting

Swpave records a podcast featuring headlines and hot blogging topics for the last week gathered from HEMiDEMi(a social bookmarking service in Taiwan, just like a combination of del.icio.us and digg.com)...

South Korea, Taiwan and China: Scandal in Beijing

The concert, Scandal in Beijing, by Korean pop star Kangta and Taiwanese singer Vanness Wu at the National People's congress hall last month has irritated some conservative netizen. According to...

Taiwan: what does the red mean?

The colour of depose Bien campaign is red. So what does the meaning of red in Taiwan political context? Chen Kuan Hsing tries to read into the meaning. The Chinese...

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