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· August, 2007

Stories about Taiwan (ROC) from August, 2007

Honduras: Relations with Taiwan

El Catracho [ES] analyzes the reasons behind a recent visit to Honduras by the president of Taiwan.

China: Guidebook On Being A Mistress

Wang Xiaofeng is reading a book about “second wife” or mistress (zh). It discusses about the phenomena of “second wife” in China from an economic view point. The writer was...

Taiwan: The Internet Is Subverting Local Government Power

ESWN translated an article from China Times which argued that the Internet is challenging the traditional definition of journalism as well as the local politicians’ sense of splendid isolation.

Taiwan: The Gentrification of Shih-Da night market

Shih-Da night market is one of the most famous night markets in Taipei. (“Shih-Da”(師大) is the abbreviation of National Taiwan Normal University(國立台灣師範大學) in Chinese. The night market is right next...

Taiwan: Ma's Corruption Case

Michael Turton summarized the verdict of former Taipei's Mayor, Ma Ying Jeou's corruption case with some comments: even more fundamental than the Blue-Green divide, this verdict was a case of...

Taiwan: Thao Indigenous People

Esouth has a series of posts on the Thao indigenous people in Taiwan. There are 500 people left in Taiwan, less than 50 families. Because of the development of tourism,...

Taiwan: What's Next After Wikimania 2007?

Wikimania 2007 at Taipei ended on August 5th. To members promoting Mediawiki in Taiwan, this international conference is a wonderful opportunity for exchanging ideas. Among organizers and contributors, we can...

Taiwan: From music to rice–the people and the earth

Due to the big music market and the hot music industry, Taiwanese love and are familiar with pop songs and different kinds of music. In Yun-Ru Shih's article, based on...

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