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· March, 2007

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from March, 2007

15 March 2007

Japan: Where are the Japanese comfort women?

Taiwan: The future of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

On March 2, 2007, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, decided to change the name of ‘Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall‘ to ‘Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall’ and to remove the enclosing walls to make...

12 March 2007

Taiwan: Yuan-Hsiao Festival: carry a lantern, play firecrackers, and worship deities

Nowadays, people in Taiwan start working in the fifth day after lunar new year eve. However, in tradition, the 15th day, Yuan-Hsiao Festival, is the the last day of the...

11 March 2007

Taiwan: bloggers act on saving Lo-Sheng Sanatorium

Losheng Sanatorium is a hospital for lepers which is located in the suburbs of Taipei. Since 1930s, this hospital is the only public sanatorium for Hansen's disease (leprosy) patients in...

10 March 2007

China: People's Conferences

If you've been following the glorious progress being made in this year's rounds of the parliamentary-ish National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, where members of China's...

8 March 2007

Taiwan: Kevin Lin completed across Sahara

After 111 days, Kevin Lin from Taiwan completed the ultra-marathon across Sahara desert, the largest desert in the world, on 2/20/2007 with other two runners. This ultra-marathon was first proposed...

2 March 2007

Taiwan: Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of 2-28 Massacre in Taiwan

On February 27, 1947, after Chinese army came to Taiwan, under Chiang Kai-Shek’s KuoMinTang (KMT) regime, a tragic incident happened, people were killed by the government officials. The next day,...