· January, 2007

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from January, 2007

Taiwan: textbook debate

  30 January 2007

Micheal Turton from the View from Taiwan gives us more background concerning the change of textbook content in Taiwan: This is part of a continuing wave of pro-Taiwan educational changes that began back in the 1990s with the introduction of Taiwan-focused junior high history texts. In 1997 the Ministry of...

President Wade's “Gift” to Senegal

  3 January 2007

Says Blog Politique du Senegal (Fr): “Looks like the PDS congratulated President Wade for his gift of 7 billion to Senegal. It's very nice of him to return Senegal's money that Taiwan gave the country for social projects and that somehow lost its way into a private account! The only...

Taiwan: DPP PK China Times

  1 January 2007

ESWN puts together reports concerning Yu Shyi-kun, the chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party in Taiwan, order that all DPP central members shall not answer questions from the newspaper China Times anymore. Michael Turton in the View from Taiwan disagrees with ESWN's presentation by pointing that China Times is a...