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· February, 2007

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from February, 2007

Taiwan: the death of twblog.net

Inertia announced in his blog that twblog.net has officially died because the domain name has been took by other internet company. Bloggers under blog.twblog.net would be affected. He explains the...

Taiwan: KMT internal rivalry

Michael Turton translates some local reports about the internal rivalry between Ma Ying jeou and Wang Jin-ping on the upcoming presidential election.

Taiwan: Name-rectification Debate

The two terms “Taiwan” and “Republic of China” ( R.O.C.) has been intertwined together for the last decades. However, after several elections, with the switch in ruling parties from the...

Taiwan: Flying Saucer Houses

Photographed by CantikFoto In Green Bay, Taipei County, there are some abandoned houses. Due to their appearance, they have been named ‘flying saucer houses’ by many people in that area....

Taiwan: being foreigner at lunar new year

Holly blogs about his experience of being foreigner at Chinese new year: big dinner, red pocket, video games and majong.

Taiwan: kiss and ride

Mr.6 comments on the effect of (zh) David Reid’s blog post on the “kiss and ride” road sign near Hsinchu station of Taiwan High-Speed railway. The discussion about the use...

Taiwan: The Justice Won Again

After Ma Yin-Jou, the chair of opposition party KMT got sued for corruption, prominent Taiwanese blogger, munch, immediately expressed his thoughts in a blog post titled “Ma gets sued! The...

Taiwan: Ma Ying jeou

Yesterday, Taipei city Mayor Ma Ying jeou was indicted for embezzlement, resigns as KMT chair, then announces presidential bid. Michael Turton translated some reports from mainstream media. ESWN translated a...

Caribbean: China or Taiwan revisited

“CARICOM countries would benefit more from a trade, aid and investment treaty with China that is collectively negotiated and that takes full account of the peculiar development needs of each...

Taiwan: name-rectification

Mutantfrog blogs about the politics of name-rectification in Taiwan. Michael Turton from the View from Taiwan believes that “in any normal postcolonial state these monuments to the previous power would...

China and Japan: Kokaryo

Kokaryo is one of the debates between China and Japan, and it also involves Taiwan. Mutantfrog translates an article written from a Chinese perspective on the Kokaryo issue.

Grenada: Prime Ministerial apology to China

Ryan Patrick at the West Indies Cricket Blog posts the audio of the public apology offered by the Prime Minister of Grenada for the erroneous playing of the Taiwanese national...

Caribbean, China, Taiwan: A joint policy

At the Caricom Blog, Sir Ronald Sanders makes the case for the Caribbean to pursue a “joint policy” towards China: “Belize, Haiti, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and St Kitts/Nevis...

Taiwan: corruption confession

ESWN translated an article by Lung Ying tai, the former minister of Culture Bureau, confessing her “corruption” crime, which is similar to Taipei city mayor Ma Ying-jeou's “corruption” case.

Belize: Taiwan or China?

Belizean – The Belize News Blog publishes an article by Godfrey Smith analysing the benefits for Belize of establishing diplomatic ties with China rather than Taiwan.

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